Some would say I got a new toy. I bought the Nikon PN-11 close-up macro extension tube on eBay and it arrived yesterday. It is amazing how close I can get, but like with all my equipment it might take some time to learn. I did get some nice shots of a random flower (a weed) in the yard.
I also shot some more cherry blossoms -- one at the vegetable garden and another at the good ole' reststop. The reststop also had some wonderful tulips. It was a surprisingly beautiful day. I'm sure that means it will rain tomorrow.