Once again today, I have more than one photo. I noticed the cactus plants around campus were blooming, so I went out to take some photos. It was a bit bright, but I did the best I could.
When I got up to the cactus, I was intrigued by the looks and texture of the part of the plant not in bloom:
Then as I was taking photos of the flowers, a bee flew in and kept moving from flower to flower. I braved getting stung and got a few close up shots.