Soon I will publish a longer entry with my thoughts. For now, let me just say that heretic was right. The world of digital photography is a blast.
From my first hour, after unwrapping the camera:
If you like 'em, let me know. I'm not pompous enough to declare copyright on pictures I've just posted freely online, so use 'em any way you like. They're yours.
I'm at the very bottom of the learning curve for this camera, and there's a lot of manual to read yet... But arrrgh it's 6:00am now. Time to sleep.