Over the past week or so, my gardens have been in full swing boasting bold colors, fun shapes and patters with tons of fragrance. I have been enjoying every single moment of it. While I have been enjoying it, I have been lazy with the camera and not too motivated to capture anyPeep The Rest!
While preparing my lunch a few weeks ago, I looked out of the window over the sink & noticed the robin’s nest from last year was occupied. Like a kid, I got all excited. I don’t claim to be an ornithologist so I researched aKa Googled to see if robins reused there nestPeep The Rest!
One of my favorite blooms to see & smell this time of year are those of the magnolia tree. Every time I see a magnolia tree, I get a little excited. The bright colors & intoxicating perfume just send me! The flowers while beautiful and smile inducing also remind me ofPeep The Rest!
I’ve been a Getty Images creative contributor with the Flickr Collection for a couple of years now and it has been a profitable enjoyable experience. Many times since 2008 I have posted about my "need" to submit an application to become a regular creative Getty Images contriPeep The Rest!
Reminds me of a daffodil (my favorite spring flower) crossed with a gladiolus, but it’s a cattleya orchid (BLC Husky Boy Romeo if you want to get all specific.). Like my beloved daffodil & gladiolus, this orchid only blooms one a year. Luckily, the flower lasts at leastPeep The Rest!
Like the nerd that I am, I hung out at the Michigan Orchid Society Show to see some new beauties and hopefully pick up one or two. The exhibits were huge and very diverse, much larger than the Ann Arbor Orchid Festival. What I found not so great about the Michigan Orchid SociePeep The Rest!
Over the weekend, I hung out at the Ann Arbor Orchid Festival to totally submerge myself into my new orchid obsession. This event was on my calendar for months & I was totally ready to be wowed & boy was I. I’m not sure how many people attended, but that place remainePeep The Rest!
I haven’t posted one of my macro photos in a while & quite frankly, I miss taking them. With spring rapidly approaching, there will be more coming and I cannot wait! Pictured above is one of my phalaenopsis orchids. When I got it, it was not in bloom & I had no ideaPeep The Rest!
A few weeks ago, I saw this lady slipper orchid at a local shop & fell in love! Then I looked at the cost & saw that it was 35 bucks. I then fell out of love. $35? Really? A week later, I was back at the shop and the lady slipper was still there looking so pretty &Peep The Rest!