A bit of housekeeping:
I'm trying to set up shop officially. I don't really understand the technical side of social networking, or things that must be simple to the "8 bazillion users" of social bookmarking sites, but I'm determined to try and figure a few of the user-friendly sites/tools out. I'm also camera shopping - preferably something used, that can take pictures at night, and can increase my repertoire from the "point-and-shoot" genre.
Maybe once that's complete, my next project can be a home-made banner! But I'll try not race ahead of my abilities.