@david I too am a birder and just started posting photos to an Instagram account last summer at ljdemott I’m going to follow you and @lizardillo — you have some great shots and I love seeing the birds from a different part of the world. Mine are a lot of eastern bluebirds which I’m a bit fanatic about.
I’m also a father and husband and often struggle with the notion of not having enough time to create art and “catch up”, so to speak. But I can only do what I can, and I’ve found peace in just enjoying the learning and getting just 1% better each day or month.
Also agree that fitness and outdoors have a huge influence on sparking creativity, especially nature walks!