Friday, June 19, 2009

The first orchid bloom of the season

We were so excited when we started getting buds on our orchid this spring.

You see, the first stem that grew was accidentally broken and we thought that we would have to wait till next year to see some blooms. Imagine my surprise when Rob informed me another stalk was coming up.

When I noticed that the flower was about to pop I thought it would be pretty cool to capture it in pictures.

I didn't color correct any of these because I took them at different times of the day. These one bud popped in about a day and a half.

So first photo was Wednesday morning

Second photo Wednesday afternoon

Third shot was Wednesday evening

Last shot was actually this morning but I should have done it yesterday

What's great is that the flowers last for several days so I have many
opportunites to take pictures.

Now the orchid that Rob is getting Sunday is a solid pink.

Oy the weekend is here.

We are planning on taking the kids to the cheap theatres to see Monsters vs. Aliens but if those two don't stop fighting I don't want to be seen in public with them.

Rob and I have been planning this all week and were originally going Monday evening but it didn't work out so we set the goal for this evening. We don't have to go I can wait for the dvd. My thought was to do some fun things this summer with the kids and going to the movies is fun. But man are they trying my patience.

Saturday night the plan is to take the older kids to the dirt track races. Their first time. My brother and I went with our parents quite a bit growing up and just recently we began going. Not much has changed in the circle track world, and I think people watching is my favorite part.

Sunday we will be doing some family grilling on the bbq and I will be helping my mom do her presentation for her class. I know we are doing something with the cricut. Should be very interesting.

After more frustration I'm getting rid of the darn signature. It's a pain in the butt.


KreatesKards said...

Amazing orchid photos ...

Anonymous said...

Morning Kiddo,
Like the orchid, but yesterday it was even better. My one has bloomed but the other hasn't. Talked to Rob yesterday as I was leaving and asked if I could have bulbs from your lillies, dumb question, but he told me yes. I have a hankering to get back to flowers.
Have to get ready for church, love to all.