I love this time of year in Southern California because of the jacaranda trees. I wish they were this color all year long - but then I probably wouldn't appreciate them if they were.
I think that people either love these trees or they hate them because of the mess they make. To me, the mess is part of the beauty. I've known a few people that hate them. Now that I think about it, I find these people to be a little suspect.
Pardon the low resolution on these photos - they were taken with my cell phone.
Photo Finish Friday is hosted by Leah Utas over at The Goat's Lunch Pail. David Cranmer over at The Education of a Pulp Writer also joins in and I love the shot that he has up there now. If any of you want to partake in PFF, I'm sure there's room for more contributors.