I did break out of it, and have subject matter I can play with. The trouble now is that the air is heavy with the expectation of tomorrow's storm, and I just can't get my colors to come out right. I'll just keep my fingers crossed that Mr. Blue Sky will return before I lose interest.
I did, however, take a pic of my new kicks. They're a bit different than what I might normally consider, but they're growing on me: