#110- Reverse your thinking. Most people look for subject, color, then light. Try looking for that killer light first, then for some color and usually you'll find a subject. Wether it is some grass growing out of a lakebed or foxtails on top of a hill.
#111- Don't just look around when you get to a spot. Put the viewfinder up to your eye first.
This one sounds obvious but some people forget, so I won't number it.
If the sky isn't that great, compose so that little of it isn't showing in the picture.