I was eager to get to work in order to salvage the day and forgot to put concrete adhesive in the patching mixture. So I'm going to re-coat it tomorrow to be on the safe side.
The air in the house is heavy with the aroma of orange blossoms.
And at the oasis, the peach and apricot trees are blooming, ready or not. Here's the peach tree being enjoyed by a Pipevine Swallowtail.