One of the pure joys of living in the Southwest corner comes around this time of year every year.
You don’t have to do anything to enjoy it but drive around or walk around. It’s a tree in bloom native to tropical and subtropical regions of South American and Caribbean countries and widely planted in Asia according to Wikipedia. But they are here, in abundance. They are called Jacaranda. Here’s a few i enjoyed in the past week (unfortunately, my rather inadequate photo skills cannot capture their full glory):