...I stopped by the Tucson Botanical Gardens--less than 5 minutes
from where I work...
I was just going to browse in the bookstore for something,
but I decided to walk around the grounds before running errands on the way home.
For whatever reason, I've been finding the apricot-hued variety of desert globemallow fascinating:
...How would Monet have painted the desert? Tucson ain't no Giverny, but the spring floral
displays are nothing, (ahem,) to sneeze at.
...a variety of purple sage: