Dear PowerShot A75 --
Faithful companion for almost six years, you helped me capture so many memories in pixels – the big family get-togethers and the everyday nothings, the myriad firsts of each of my children, the stuff I’ve made, the places I’ve gone, the people I love.
And remember last summer? We thought it was the end of you – your little LCD screen got all crazy. But good ol’ Internet told us it was a faulty something-or-other that often fails in humid conditions. (Hello, MN summers!). And good ol’ Canon Customer Service fixed you for free!
Yesterday, you took some fun “before” shots of our big yard project. This afternoon, you continued to document our progress, through wind and dust and wetness.
And this morning, you took such lovely photos of the textiles project I finally finished up last night. At least, I think they were lovely. They looked lovely on your little LCD screen.
But alas, I hadn’t downloaded any of these photos before…
...Oh, Camera, I’m really sorry. I thought I put you and House Phone and Cellphone and Keys in a nice shady spot, where you would be out of the way while we worked and yet accessible if I needed you. How was I to know that Ken would back over you with a pickup truck?
I will never forget you.