I am so thankful that one of my facebook friends gave me the nudge to do the 'photo a day' challenge this year. It is a chance to try to extend myself and hopefully to force me to notice more around me and to hone my eye for composition.
The reality is that a lot of my photos will probably be last minute, like this one.
I bought a $25 doovey off ebay a couple years ago that you attach to your most basic lens and it becomes a poor man's macro. It is a lot of fun to use. :)
Here is day one: