So I received my first newspaper assignment last week. I met with the editor of a small local paper in my town and we spoke of me contributing photos for the paper from time to time. There is a beautification program going on in my part of town and 50 trees have been planted. My job was to take some pictures of the planted trees. Not an easy task to do when the area is heavily populated, some of the shops have closed and there is on street parking. I got up early this morning so that there would be blue skys but fewer cars so that I would make back home alive. Editor liked the images and I was glad. It was challenging because I don't take pictures of trees, flowers or bugs and it didn't help that the trees were in a populated area.