|A flip open display helped take this picture|
|Close ups weren't great, but hey! Damn, look at those eyes!!|
At some point in those three years that we lived in sunny FL I started having a problem. Annoyingly, the date wouldn't save. Because the date wouldn't save and I was too lazy to reset it *every* time I turned the camera on, the pictures weren't saved on the memory card in chronological order. SUCKED! If I wanted to check out the pictures I took that day, I'd also have to click through every other picture on the camera, from Christmas to the beach.
Luckily for us, a new, better camera fell into our laps. At the time, Eric was working overnight at the Kangaroo. If you don't know what that is, consider yourself lucky! It's like a Wawa. Wait, what? You don't know what a Wawa is, either? Ok, convenience store/gas station. Anyway, he was working overnights and there were all kinds of shady characters going in and out. One night some kid (late teens, early twenties kid) offered to sell Eric his camera for 20 bucks, because he really needed the gas money. It didn't have a case, or instructions, or a battery charger, or a USB cord or... basically it was a camera with an empty memory card and one battery. Can we say "stolen!" That was my first guess, but Eric jumped all over that opportunity and brought it home.
|A much nicer close up|
Unfortunately, one of the extra batteries we bought... somehow became swollen. I don't know what happened, but it wouldn't fit back in the camera, and we got rid of it. I wasn't too too upset about it until last week, when I came home from work and noticed that the charger that I put the battery in was unplugged and on the table. Not where I left it. And the battery was nowhere to be found.
I need a new camera! The simple solution would be to either find the battery or buy a new one, but the door where the battery goes is broken anyway, and it has a tendency to pop open and turn the camera off, which is frustrating. So I think it's time for a new one. I even entered a giveaway for a Canon Powershot last week. I didn't win. It was the only time I was ever truly upset that I didn't win a giveaway. I don't know when we'll be able to afford a new camera, which is kind of ironic because two Christmases ago we bought one for my mother in law.
I will happily take donations while I save up, little by little. Until then, sorry for the less than stellar photos.