Tina Torres of Valley Stream took this great shot of an Asian poppy blooming in her garden last week. She writes,
"Hi. I thought with all this unsettling summer weather this would be a smash hit! This is an Asian Poppy... (that) popped out during one of our sunnier days. I was very lucky; this type of species doesn't open fully with a drop of rain on it. "
So the summer's not all bad, is it?