Creating a blog is not as easy as I thought. I have been using Google's Blogger help Getting Started Guide which has answered a lot of questions. I've also used Momma Go Round's tutorial here
Just friggin figured out how to link ... all be it the long way but I have created a link!!! and now Dan just showed me how to do the "LINK" button. dammit oh well.
I also have a friend following, my first. Thanks Michelle!