Thanks, Al! Taking the $1200 hit was a little bit painful but I felt like I was ready to upgrade to the D7100. I had used and enjoyed my D90 for at least the past 4 years. I'm also investing in better glass for my camera and sold off a couple of my lower-quality lenses.
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ “When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence.” ― Ansel Adams