Duracell to the rescue! We have a working camera again. And I didn't have to run all over downtown D.C. to find new batteries. I decided to try the CVS that is within walking distance of the office first and they had them. According to the package we won't have to worry about this again for another year. I was a little shocked at $17.99 for a four pack. But then I thought about all the years I have had this camera and never replaced the batteries. That made it a lot easier to spend $18.00 on a 4-pack of batteries. Plus I had a 20% coupon already loaded on my CVS card. All things considered, quite a deal.
So we're off and running again. Pictures of the finished fireplace coming tomorrow.