This week my schedule has changed and I'm commuting by mass transit rail to San Francisco. It's a wonderful change of pace and I am enjoying being in a vibrant city and taking public transit to work. Not having to drive to work is a big plus, and I get a nice walk home from the station. Today a light rain started just as I left the shelter of the station, but it didn't matter, it was nice to be out and enjoying the pretty gardens and fresh clean air.
A strip of purple and red poppies caught my eye, and I risked water damage to my phone to get this folded poppy trying to shelter the delicate center from the rain. I have seen many red poppies but not this color of purple.
Thanks to G+ and the many great photographers whose work inspires me, I now see the world around me as possible photo opportunities and with photo themes in mind. This poppy jumped out at me for inclusion in the +PurpleCircle
curated by +lynn langmade +Alexis Coram +Sinead Sam McKeown
and +Craig Szymanski
. Of course flowers make me think of +FloralFriday
by +Tamara Pruessner
. And because it's always with me, my trusty phone camera captures most of my pictures and I have to decide what to save for +iPhoneography Friday
by +Christianna Pierce
and +Jose Vazquez
#purplecircle #floralfriday #iphoneographyfriday #under5k