A couple of pics from my Tuesday Pilot Butte hike:
These sweet wildflowers are growing in some sandy soil right outside our back porch door.
I remember scattering quite a few wildflower seeds there last year, and these are the only ones that have really thrived. They open wide and happy in the warmth of the day, and then close tightly when the air is chilly:
Today—wildflowers from the kitty graveyard (and a few from around the benevolently neglected edges of both yards.)