I'm not sure if this bush (top) and tree (bottom) are both mauve, or if they're lilac, or maybe pink, purple, or magenta. Regardless, I liked the look of them. The lady standing near the tree couldn't tell us what the tree was called, but did offer that it was planted in 1959.
Update March-2005: As pointed out in the comments, by Carny Asada, the top bush is a Lantana.
Across the road, I saw this fence:
At first I didn't see the missing 's' in the last line. I thought it was a dire warning to avoid Tiffany Ard's dog's website.
If you only visit one dog's website this season, make it Mowses Hum Pij — it's well worth a visit, and Mouse needs all the help and attention he can get.