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So I went out and bought a new camera today. Because — um, because I heard that the economy needed stimulating, and as a patriotic American I figured I should do my part. Besides, ever since cameras became electronic gadgets, their useful lives are officially measured in months, not years. And catblogging deserves only the very best, no?

So here you go. A nice, soothing picture of some kind of plant at sunset. The vibration reduction really works well, doesn’t it?

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