Ok, so here we go:
In my quest to be a
Then I decided that I would try TypePad because they had a free trial, and what did I have to lose? They have proper tech support, so I thought that would be really helpful considering my seemingly infinite capacity to arse things up. I moved everything to TypePad, and there was just something about TypePad that bugged me, (yes, besides the glaring lack of any decent themes. I mean honestly, you pay for the service, you should at least get themes as nice as the ones on Blogger!)
Next, I read a lot of online articles and bought a few books (love Dummies guides!) and most of them said that if you really want to blog the "only" real platform is WordPress.org. These
Ultimately, I had to undo all the damage I had done, and then I did the smart(er) thing--the one-click install. Voila! Instablog. Great! Except...my pictures won't load, the plug-ins are a pain in the ass, and I HATE blogging! So I cancel my hosting, get rid of my blog, and go back to TypePad!
I hear you--I know you're questioning my mental stability...'s'ok, sometimes I do too. Ok, so meanwhile back at the ranch, the TypePad blog back up...it still bugs me, and the themes are still bloody ugly. So I move on to Blogger. Whiz Bang! I install 2 blogs, buy one of them a domain, and they look great! Except...my pictures take FOREVER to load, every time I go back in my settings are changed, and I hate blogging again...
You'd think I'd get it, right? BUT WAIT! *Poof* I conveniently
Maybe I should just give up on this whole blogging thing-- except--this time...I REALLY LIKE DOING IT!! So, I guess I'll keep working and learning and re-reading that "Blogger for Dummies" guide.