On such a sunny day these black umbrellas conjured up the word "ninja" to me. The restaurant was just about to open so this stark patio would have been filled with people and color just a few minutes later.
I'm a transplanted New Yorker who loves the Tucson climate. On New Year's Day I have a bit of fun calling my (snowbound) east coast friends to announce that I'm drinking coffee while sitting on my patio. (: