Assignment for Dailyshoot 100 on 2010/02/23: “Monochrome photos don't have to be the result of processing or desaturation. Find a monochrome composition and shoot it. ”
The assignment said MONOchrome but I'm a computer programmer and we're prone to off-by-one errors, so I claim this falls within the spirit of the thing. As I was lining up the picture, an elderly lady said: "Cherry blossoms in February!".