Not having images is a death-throe (is the hyphen necessary) to any online (or printed article, except for the WSJ, and we all know who bought that old thing).
Throes can last quite a long time.
Brown recluse spiders apparently can live five to ten years. I once met one who was about that age.
I am tired of meeting certain things (in specific circumstances).
Curb Girl, as she was / as it were, does not walk about as much; it is a known fact that many of her digi-pics were produced with the aid of a motorized vehicle (that died from oil-spill and led to a mere blah tax deduction, a full year before "cash for clunkers" was concieved, and that fact still rankles me : )
When she does, she's usually late (read: can't spare time to stop and snap), or, the route is so routine that there is nothing of interest to note.
Also, the camera is heavy.
As is water.
Choices are not Sophie-like all the time; they are easy.