Project 365: A New Day

A New Day – 80 – Paphiopedilum Hawaiian Illusion in Bloom & President Fred in Bud

Paphiopedilum 'Hawaiian Illusion' in bloom as promised

A New Day – 80 – Paphiopedilum Hawaiian Illusion in Bloom & President Fred in Bud   So I’ve been teasing you, first you saw Hawaiian Illusion in bud, then almost in bloom, and now here finally I have some…
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A New Day – 79 – Ponerorchis graminifolia & Mediocalcar decoratum Orchids

Ponerorchis graminifolia in bud, a miniature Orchid

A New Day – 79 – Ponerorchis graminifolia & Mediocalcar decoratum Orchids   A mouthful yeah? I’m happy now that I think I’ve memorized it! This new Orchid to my collection is small and fragile looking, much smaller than I…
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A New Day – 78 – Tolumnia Buck Hollow x Sib in Bloom

Tolumnia Buck Hollow x Sib in Bloom

A New Day – 78 – Tolumnia Buck Hollow x Sib in Bloom   In an earlier entry/post I shared a picture with you of the very tiny buds of the Orchid Tolumnia Buck Hollow x Sib, a member of my…
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A New Day – 77 – Male Rose-breasted Grosbeak & Female Red-winged Blackbird

Rose-breasted Grosbeak Male

A New Day – 77 – Male Rose-breasted Grosbeak & Female Red-winged Blackbird   Of course today’s post & pictures are exactly as they sound. What’s so awesome about this for me is that this was the first time I’ve…
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A New Day – 75 – Art Hopping

Trade place upper stairwell

A New Day – 75 – Art Hopping *Today’s images were taken in the Trade Place building’s stairwell, what an awesome way to make use of what’s normally a mundane space. This evening I did a little art hopping with my…
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A New Day – 74 – Paphiopedilum ‘Hawaiian Illusion’ Almost in Bloom

Paphiopedilum 'Hawaiian Illusion' almost in Bloom

A New Day – 74 – Paphiopedilum ‘Hawaiian Illusion’ Almost in Bloom   Here again I have another of my new Orchid collection plants, also a plant I shared a photo of while it was “in bud”. Today you’ll see…
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A New Day – 73 – Zygolum Rhein Moonlight in Bloom

Zygolum Rhein Moonlight - believed to be the most accurate name for this Orchid although there is a great deal of confusion surrounding it from my experience

A New Day – 73 – Zygolum Rhein Moonlight in Bloom   Previously I showed you the bud of Zygopetalum Rhein Moonlight. After it opened it turned out that this plant was Zygosepalum Rhein Moonlight. Then I learned a bit…
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A New Day – 72 – Yellow Trout Lily

Yellow Trout Lily

A New Day – 72 – Yellow Trout Lily This is a cute little native flower that I happened across while walking with my pooch. Erythronium americanum, the Yellow Trout Lily, is a small unassuming yellow flower with green and white mottled…
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A New Day – 71 – White-throated Sparrow

White-throated Sparrow

A New Day – 71 – White-throated Sparrow   UPDATE: Tuesday will be the first of my poet interviews to finish National Poetry Month but start my new series of author interviews. Tuesday’s poet will be Loretta Livingstone; Wednesday we’ll…
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A New Day – 70 – Daffodils & Upcoming Poet Interviews

Hello Daffodil!

A New Day – 70 – Daffodils & Upcoming Poet Interviews   Hey hey there! Three weeks into April, can you believe? Well we’re full of spring here as you have surely noticed & today will be no less. In fact,…
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A New Day – 68 – Tolumnia & Paphiopedilum Orchids in Bud

Paphiopedilum 'Hawaiian Illusion' in bud

A New Day – 68 – Tolumnia & Paphiopedilum Orchids in Bud   Here’s a few more of my new Orchids (not the one’s from Hausermann’s – Day ) that are still in bud. The first, Tolumnia Buck Hollow x…
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A New Day – 66 – Zygopetalum Rhein Moonlight in Bud

The single surviving bud on my orchid Zygopetalum Rhein Moonlight.

A New Day – 66 – Zygopetalum Rhein Moonlight in Bud   Today’s image is another round of orchid anticipation! This particular plant is identified as stated above. From what I’ve soon in sample pictures its flower should be a…
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