An excellent post. Unfortunately, bad management of good core assets (including people & culture) is a problem we also have here in Australia. What works on a spreadsheet doesn't always translate on the ground.
You have many strings to your personal bow & I'm sure that you'll bounce back...
My favourite photo of my wife
Taken in Nov 2012. My wife had shaved her head as her hair started to fall out as a result of chemotherapy. This photo was taken the day her head was shaved & the smile is real - I'm still in awe of how positive she has been through the ordeal of cancer. As of...
"The only thing that is a tiny bit frustrating is switching to macro through the menu. Wish there was a switch on the lens or camera for that."
Left hand flicks the focus selection switch up to MF, the right thumb presses AFL AEF & it auto focuses nice & close.
My wife stole my S100 and often takes photos that makes me envious despite the technical superiority of the cameras she hasn't claimed (yet).
In the hands of anyone with an eye for composition, as S100/S110 is an awesome choice.
I had one of these for a week as part of a CNET Australia user review. I was very impressed with what a well balanced camera this is. It does take great pictures and it was very easy to write a positive (if consumer oriented) review. If you're interested, here's the link...