So... sometimes it doesn't pay to buy batteries on sale. It most likely means they are old. They don't have the same level of engery. I just put new batteries in the camera a couple of photographs ago and they are already out of juice. Its way too soon. I suppose it could be the camera (5 yrs old) but the odds are with the batteries.
Bottom line... no pictures for a while. ('for a while' could be a day or a week. I'm not sure.)
I don't have anything else to talk about, either. I just wanted to leave a footprint.