Sadly, I have turned on comment moderation. I escaped the spammers for several years, but alas that innocent time is past. I refuse to put on word verification - I have so much trouble with it that I definitely restrict my commenting because of it. Sorry for the hassle and thanks for visiting!
A viola player by the tug of my heart, sidetracked by a career in technology. My favourite programming language is solder, and I'm a ham radio operator because it's an excuse to build lots of strange stuff.
I started a photo blog because of the beauty I first saw in Eric Tenin's Paris Daily Photo. Through him, I discovered the City Daily Photo ring, and I thought I'd give it a whirl. I'm not as dedicated as he is though, so I do miss some days.
That's what they call flowers like this: weeds. I'm guessing it's a native wildflower here in New York but I can't fins much information on the internet. This particular plant is growing out of a crack in the sidewalk near the road. In winter, it has 6 feet of snow and ice piled on it, but it comes back every year and I haven't the heart to pull something this beautiful out.