Last March, the hubs and I got an orchid. It was one of the centerpieces at my coworker's daughter's baptism/2nd birthday celebration. It's still alive!! In the above pic, those are some of the buds that popped up back in December. I can't even remember how many orchids I have had but this one has survived the longest. The first one I ever had was a pretty green one that I brought to LA to live. I have reason to believe my ex-roommate's karma killed it. lol. Sigh. Most of the buds have already opened. And guess what? There are a few more. I just wish they weren't all on the same branch. It has become quite top heavy. I want to move it into a bigger pot but I also don't want to mess with it. It's survived this long, you know? Yay for our orchid!