I also created a space for me at blogspot and wordpress. With a few minutes at each site, I think blogspot is easier to use. And I like the layout more. But who knows. I need to pick one and stick with it. Neither have pictures or anything personal yet.
I haven't (but plan to) follow as many as I can from here.
Here is what I have setup-
I will plan on doing more later, but don't feel up to it right now. I need to read, I'm so behind!