Well, it's National Geographic's picture of the day. But to describe it completely: it's a bufferfly egg on a spiral leaf. More info at the original link here. [Thanks to Jeff Overstreet for the original heads up.]
In no particular order: Biochemistry professor at Seattle Pacific University, book-reader, occasional bloviator, husband, father of three, no, four boys, structural immunologist, Christian, protein designer, baritone, bad guitarist, complex set of chemical reactions, sometimes oblivious human.