Nature

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

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

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

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

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 – 74 – 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

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

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

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

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

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

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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A New Day – 65 – Wils. ‘Peach Cobbler’ in Bloom

A New Day – 65 – Wils. ‘Peach Cobbler’ in Bloom   At last I have some pics of Wilsonara Pacific Passage ‘Peach Cobbler’ from Day – 59. The flowers started opening last weekend but I wanted to wait to…
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