The good, the bad, and the tasty!

The good, the bad, and the tasty!

And by that I mean, detrimental vs. beneficial. These guys have been hanging out in groups on one of my tomato plants. I don't know what they are, or if I should remove them. I'm not having any luck on Google. I'm in Central Texas, if that helps. And just because I opened my big mouth - a ripening tomato!
Purple Jumanji flower??!!

Purple Jumanji flower??!!

Spring here at Last?!?!?!?

Spring here at Last?!?!?!?

Lounge/den too

Lounge/den too

new.

new.

Growing basils on my fire escape

Growing basils on my fire escape

my student apartment

my student apartment