Sad to look at it now but a dose of tough love is what the Dr ordered.
Orchid grow area stripped bare!
Its gonna take some serious restraint from needing/ wanting to buy some newbies to fill those temorary voids. Definelty need to act on your advice Maura and splash out with some petty cash and invest in a decent camera.
The benefit of keeping to your thread and adding to it periodically, it provides you with a text/ photographic diary. It may possibly reduce that frustrating element of 'hindsight' when you wish you had kept a record or taken an photo for reference.