I'd gotten tired of missing opportunities because I didn't have a camera handy, and my current digital camera is too bulky and expensive to have with me all the time.
I wanted something with positive lense protection, like the old Minox cameras. I looked around some, and found some nice units that were too expensive, and some cheap units that were too flimsy.
What I needed to do was see if Minox made digital cameras!
Yep, they do. It showed up yesterday. Here's a picture of it (yeah I'm enough of a geek to take pictures of my cameras):