Saturday, July 24, 2010

Problems With Blogger.......Anyone?

Hello my friends,

What a time I am having with all the changes in Blogger.........errrrrrrrrrrr! I am so frustrated. Perhaps because I don't know what is going on..........with anything. Uploading pictures, changing wallpaper, adding a links......I am about ready to ......well you know.

How about you? Any problems?  I always thought a young person would work this out in a minute but I'm not so sure. I have e-mailed blogger friends and they have tried to help me but I think I am computer challenged when it comes to these changes, did I mention I don't like change......my young neighbour tried to help but God Love him he was no better than I was.

I have decided I am just going to do what I can as best I can and move on. I have been working on these changes for a couple of weeks now, I would try different things, get frustrated with it and shut it down for a couple of days before coming back to it with a fresh outlook.....guess what! It didn't do me a bit of good. Sooooooo, what you see is what you get well for now anyway. I know I will keep trying. Any information on uploading photos to a post or copy and pasting a new wallpaper from another site, well it would be appreciated. It is not necessary though as my world is going to move forward anyway, but guess who is looking for a computer course to take this Fall......Yup, that would be me.

The one thing that has bothered me very much is that Reader is not showing me when everyone has posted. I happen to think "I haven't heard from so and so" and I go and check on them and they had posted. So forgive me if I have missed commenting on your post, I am sure that all these kinks will be worked out soon. (Be it Bloggers fault......my fault.....not so sure when I can be up to par)

We have lost another blogger friend this week, Barry, from An Explorers View of Life. Barry was an exceptional writer with a keen wit and a great outlook. I loved visiting him and wish to send my condolences to his wife Linda and his daughters. Rest In Peace my dear friend, you will be missed.

It is really hot here today, so I am off to see if I can mess up more things on my blog because this heat is not bothering me at all......LOL

Stay well my friends, sending you all many, many hugs.........:-)





132 comments:

Victor S E Moubarak said...

Hi,

I had some problems with the new version of Blogger a few weeks back - so I moved to the old version. Now I can upload pictures and videos.

God bless.

Brian Miller said...

that is why i just stick with the template i started with...i messed up once and thought i deleted my blog...it scared me straight...had not heard about the reader issue...may need to check in with some people...hmm...sorry you are having such a time...it was beastly hot here today too...and i was rather silly in the sun and got rather burned...so it is off to aloe for me...

so sad to hear of barry's passing...he was a good man.

GrandmaK said...

Hugs back at ya!!! You blog looks good and I'm sorry you have been having trouble. I think we all have trouble when it comes to change in the cyber-world. You're doing a fine job! ((())) Cathy

Gail said...

HI BERNIE-

I think your blog is lovely - very nice shade of blue and not too busy. phew.

I didn't know Barrry but I have red on several blogs of his passing and I am soerry I didn't know him and I am sad for this loss for all of you who did. :-(

I am headed to bed to elevate my legs, and find some relief. I am praying for patience and strength as I meet this healng challenge.

Love to you
Gail
peace and hope.....

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Jen said...

I have not yet tried to use the new templates. I've also been linking to photos from Flickr in my last three posts, so I didn't know there was any change in uploading pics. More to look forward to...

RenJac said...

Im not having trouble, I make my own bgs

Karin said...

That's why I'm still with my original set-up, lol! I'm also back at work Bernie, and don't get to catch up on everyone's postings that quickly! Love reading your blog and your encouragement to everyone. Blessings for this lovely, warm week-end!

Loren said...

Bernie I am so sorry you are having trouble! For the first time ever I paid for a template. It was $10 and she installed it for me! I felt that was soooo worth it and I love the Layout. It is called Leeloublogs.blogspot.
They also have free templates if you want to check them out :)

I so wish I could come help you and even though I am not real hip on the computer stuff I would do what I could :)

Hope it works out soon for you! Have a blessed weekend my dear friend

Mary333 said...

Sigh. Bernie, I am so computer illiterate that you look like a genius next to me. No pictures, no videos...but I still love to do it :) I've been thinking about taking a computer course, too. I even have trouble getting awards up. You know...like "plainest blog award". lol

I've been practicing on Heavenly Ever After :) I push buttons and then delete it if I don't like it! That's why there are no posts on there yet.

Can God "infuse" computer knowledge? If so, I'll request a double portion for both of us ;)

Did I ever tell you that my brother, John, is a computer geek? That's what he does for a living but obviously I didn't get that gene.

beth said...

are things better yet ?

blogger sometimes has a mind of its own....but with some time, always seems to fix itself.

i hope it's better.....i know how frustrating it can be.

Queenmothermamaw said...

Just keep on trying Bernie. When the Draft blogger thingie came up it scared me to death. But that is why I have more than one blog so I can try it out first. You might try that. I have now suddenly after months of not being able to do it, can get my photo up on the followers list. Then I lost every one of my favorite blogs list and had to do them all over again. True some of the young folks can't do the blog stuff but can do the facebook, and I can't do that. So just do what is fun. It looks good. Love ya
QMM

Cinner said...

Bernie, oh I feel for you, your blog looks good. Blogger is having some issues, your last post I could not read or comment on. I don't think it is you as much as figuring out the kinks with blogger. I think just take a break from it for awhile. you have my number if you need to, I am usually my best until about 2 in the afternoon. What a hot day Bernie. Lord love a duck, I need a pool. lol.

Cinner said...

Bernie, I am so sorry about your friend. all the best.

Denise said...

Sorry you are having so many problems my friend, love you.

arlee bird said...

So far I'm not changing much because I'm afraid of messing something up. I'm making little changes bit by bit, but for now staying with the old template.

Lee
Tossing It Out

Bernie said...

Hi Victor, I'm sure these problems will work themselves out or I will figure them out somehow. Have a great Sunday.....:-) Hugs

Bernie said...

Brian it was one of our hottest days this summer but I really do love it, our winters are so long.
Hope the Aloe works for you, sun burns can be so sore.
Yes Barry was a good man wasn't he, I really liked him......:-)Hugs

Bernie said...

Cathy, blogger was turning into a full time job trying to organize everything.....just going to leave things as they are for awhile.
Happy Sunday sweetie......:-)Hugs

Bernie said...

Hi Gail, I hope you are feeling better sweetie, you have been through so much.
Barry was wonderful, we all loved him, a real inspiration to many.
Yes Gail do put your feet up, take care of yourself and know that I am keeping you and your mother in my heart and prayers....:-) Hugs

Bernie said...

Alessandra, thank you. Not sure I could even figure out how to post your award right now but I do appreciate your kind words.
.......:-) Hugs

Bernie said...

Jen, I think I am going to have to upload my photos to Picassa and then download to my blog....if everything is working for you Jen, don't touch it.......:-) Hugs

Bernie said...

Renee, you are much smarter than I am sweetie, I couldn't possibly make my own backgrounds. You are very creative......:-) Hugs

Bernie said...

Karin, so sorry you are working on such a hot day but I am glad you are back from vacation.....::)Hugs

Bernie said...

Loren, did she come to your house or do it by remote.....would't mind paying for it at all.
I am fine sweetie, just going to leave everything as is for a while. Have a great Sunday....Hugs

Bernie said...

Mary, you are so funny. Invite your brother over for dinner and then have him help you although I see nothing wrong with your blog.
Welcome back from vacation, you were missed......:-) Hugs

Bernie said...

Beth, hi sweetie. Things are about the same but I am just leaving as is for a while. Have started the book you were talking about, it is good........:-) Hugs

Bernie said...

Peggy, I could never understand why people had more than one blog now I know.....I can hardly keep up with one.
I am just playing around but am giving it a rest for a while. As long as I can read my favorites blogs I am happy......:-) Hugs

Bernie said...

Cinner, that is what I am doing. I will call you when I get ready to tackle it again. Don't worry sweetie I will e-mail first and we can arrange a good time to call but it won't be for a few weeks.
.......:-) Hugs

Bernie said...

Cinner, thank you. Barry was a great man and we all miss him. I keep thinking about his family.
........:-) Hugs

Bernie said...

Denise I am fine, honestly. Hope you both are doing well....:-)Hugs

Bernie said...

arlee bird, I think you have made a very wise decision....just take baby steps.........:-) Hugs

Vince said...

I have the problem with the Reader when the blog is coming from other that blogger, wordpress for instance. As to putting up new wall paper I've not a clue.

Bernie said...

Vince, it is okay sweetie, I am leaving it alone for a while now, thanks anyway. Have a great Sunday, ......:-) Hugs

Tranquility Speaks said...

Hi Bernie..I shall send you a mail with some snapshots which might (or might not)help you. Let me know if you need anything else!Loads of love :)

Valerie said...

I love messing about with blogs but it sounds as if there could be trouble ahead if Blogger has it's way. It's been playing up a lot lately ... I wish it would remember the old adage 'if it ain't broke, don't fix it'
In the meantime, Bernie, treat the whole thing as a joke, your blog is fine as it is and it does what it should do ... puts you in touch with all your blogging friends. Hugs from me.

Just Be Real said...

Bernie sorry for your Blogger struggles. Hope things will be better soon. Blessings.

Donna's Book Nook said...

I tried the new version of blogger, got frustrated, and went back to the old one. It works for me.

Vicki Lane said...

Haven't tried the new template and everything is working as far as I know... The heat doesn't help when one is trying to figure out these things.

anne h said...

No problems here, but I have a Mac.
So it sorts the problems out before they get to me.
You'll love the class.....yay!

Anvilcloud said...

I have not been aware of changes. I use templates that I made years ago and I stick with them.

Anvilcloud said...

What I really wanted to tell you is that we are in Saint John and will be kept inside our B&B today as the sky continues to empty upon us.

A man called Valance said...

Don't fret about it, Bernie. Things will straighten out in there own sweet time. Nothing counts as much as the words on the page, and they're just fine.

Lin said...

I certainly feel your pain. I'm by far more computer challenged than you. I know what I need to know in my business and that is about my limit. Your blog is lovely and encouraging

Maggie May said...

The reason I don't change anything, Bernie, is because I can't cope with all these problems that changes seem to bring.
Your blog looks lovely as it is. Pity about Reader though.
I just had great difficulty getting to your comment box. I kept getting a label to say the service was not available! Hope this goes into your comment box OK.
Maggie X

Nuts in May

Wander to the Wayside said...

Can't help you on this one, Bernie! It seems like so many bloggers are doing some house cleaning, but I'm not sure I'm up to the task. I'd like to go to three columns, but they don't have a template with the same look I have now. Well, I'm happy with what I got, and, like they say, if it ain't broke, don't fix it!

Sorry about your blogger friend.

Mollye said...

Hi Bernie, I used to get so frustrated with pooter stuff and now it's just a thing and if it works good and if it doesn't then something or someone is probably trying to get me to do something else other than blogging. LOL. It's all just a thing ya know. We can still email when all else fails. Love you friend, Mollye

Bernie said...

Stillness, thanks sweetie, I will e-mail you shortly. Great having you visit, I missed you....Hugs

Bernie said...

Valarie, for all my moaning and complaining I enjoy playing around with my blog as well....it is fun but it can get frustrating by times. Be well sweetie....:-) Hugs

Bernie said...

I haven't heard anything about a new blogger template or whatever it is that you are talking about. I hope I don't as I am just able to do what I am doing with the help of my son and sometimes my daughter fixes something for me. We do have trouble making the pictures go where we want them to. Jim says you have to trick he computer and so he works with it and gets it most times tho not always like he would like it.

Thanks again for your kind words on my last two blogs. I always look for you.

Bernie said...

Just Be Real, thank you and I do hope you are feeling well....Hugs

Bernie said...

Donna, I am wondering if I should do the same.....:-) Hugs

Bernie said...

Vicki, don't touch it if it is not giving you any problems as one thing will lead to another and you will be pulling your hair out like I am.......:-) Hugs

Bernie said...

anne h, that settles it then, I am out shopping tomorrow for a Mac, not really but I will keep it in mind when I am do to replace my computer.........:-) Hugs

Bernie said...

AC you are the second one who has told me they made their own templates......way ahead of me my friend. Hope all is going well for you and cuppa.......:-) Hugs

Bernie said...

AC, I didn't realize you left 2 comments and now I am laughing so hard, so sorry it is raining in Saint John, it is so hot here.
At least I hope it is a warm rain.....:-) Hugs

Bernie said...

A Man Called Valance - you are so very right, I am going to leave it alone for awhile......:-) Hugs

Bernie said...

Lin, life is good sweetie. We just keep on learning something every day.......:-) Hugs

Bernie said...

Hi Maggie, I think I made it sound worse than it is really....sorry about you having a hard time to find where you leave a comment. I took a look and can see how hard it is as it is too close to my signature. Be well dear friend,
.......:-) Hugs

Bernie said...

Linda, I am okay. I always liked a challenge anyway and this time it has given me a real challenge. I'll work it out sometime or another....LOL
So glad one bird made it my friend.....Hugs

Bernie said...

Mollye, you are absolutely right, it is only a thing.....we'll be just fine sweetie......:-)Hugs

Bernie said...

Bernie, thanks sweetie. I am glad that Jim is there for you. I think I would have to know how this computer works before I could trick it.
I will always be over to visit my friend, hope you are doing well today.....:-) Hugs

Joanna Jenkins said...

Hey Bernie,
Your blog looks GREAT! I don't have the nerve to even try to take advantage of any of the new featured Blogger is offering. I'll stick with my same old very basic format until the cows come home as they say.
I had the reader issue for a few weeks then, all on its own, it resolved itself.
Sorry I can't be of more help. But I can tell you to stop by. I'm having another giveaway!
Happy weekend,
jj

Joey said...

I couldn't get a picture to upload... I thought it was just me. hmmm....

So we move back to the old version?

Tanks for posting this!

Diana said...

What the heck are you talking about? Your blog looks beautiful and I am still sitting here naked!!!! I haven't tried uploading photos for about a week so I couldn't tell you if there has been any problems or not Bernie. I'm just sort of sitting here waiting for Ginny to find the time to do something with my blog!!!
I think yours looks great! Ginny tells me that sometimes she can't help me because she doesn't use Blogger. She uses Wordpress. Since they are different, she can't always help either. But at least she can do the background, that's good enough for me!
Love Di ♥

Bernie said...

Hi Joanna, thank you I will be over shortly.
If your blog is working fine don't change anything, it is too frustrating to fix something on here gone wrong......:-) Hugs

Bernie said...

Joey, if I could get back to the old blogger I would go. I tried and couldn't get there....:-)Hugs

Bernie said...

Oh Diana, I am taking a break from it as it is so time consuming although I do enjoy the challenge. I wanted to put my angel header on here but couldn't get it to go. Ginny will have no problem with your background sweetie, it is just the challenged like me who does.....:-) Hugs

Queenmothermamaw said...

Love you too gal.
QMM

Tina said...

Wow. Yes. Blogger has been quite the learning curve for me. And one of the hitches has been that I've been trying to help a PC friend, and I'm a mac girl. Through trial and error I've figured a lot out...but I'm not saying I'm there by any means. But trying to help HER? Didn't translate. Anyhew...be glad to offer any assistance I can. My email is on my front page a the top. I'm a stay-at-home homeschooling mom, so I'm here. And thanks SO much for visiting at Life is Good and your incredible compliment.

Lori E said...

I mess things up all the time and I know a little bit about the html code used. I have never been able to correct the sidebar issues that cut off my letters.
Pictures never behave. Good for you for just carrying on.

debbie said...

DEAR BERNIE,
THIS IS I LOVE YOU DAY AND I LOVE YOU AND QUEENMOTHERMAMAW BERNIE. YOU ARE A FRIEND TO EVERYONE WHEN YOU ARE BATTLING SERIOUS HEALTH ISSUES YOUR SELF.
AS FOR BLOGGER I COULD SCREAM AND CRY...IT TAKES ME FOREVER TO GET ANYWHERE AND ESPECIALLY ON PINK SATURDAY. MY GOOGLE READER IS NEVER UP TO DATE AND I MISS HALF THE THINGS THAT PEOPLE NEED PRAYER FOR AND THAT REALLY HURTS ME.
I DON'T KNOW WHAT TO DO ABOUT IT...YOU TRY TO GET AN ANSWER FROM BLOGGER AND YOU MIGHT AS WELL TAKE YOUR CHANCES WITH GETTING AN APPOINTMENT WITH THE PRESIDENT...YOU SAY ANYTHING NEGATIVE THEY DELETE YOUR MESSAGES.
LOVE YOU BERNIE
SIMPLY DEBBIE

Bernie said...

Tina I thought you finished Brian's story fabulously....thanks for the visit......:-)Hugs

Bernie said...

Lorie E, these new codes and templates are something else. It will all work out....:-) Hugs

Bernie said...

Debbie, what a sweet comment, thank you. I am well right now Debbie and hopefully will remain so for a while. Hope you are doing okay, luv ya.......:-) Hugs

Bernie said...

Peggy, you too cute.....:-) Hugs

Midlife Jobhunter said...

Scares the crap out of me to try and change things although I know mine could use a facelift. I think yours is coming along and you will get it.

Bernie said...

Julie, if it ain't broke don't fix it......once you start it is hard but my wallpaper was removed so I had to try.......:-) Hugs

Eternally Distracted said...

Bless you Bernie... I am absolutely rubbish with all these changes too so I won't confuse you (or me) by trying to help you!!

Debbie(single;complicated) said...

Bernie- I to am frustrated beyond belief! I have no idea to stay with the old set up but do not like the choices for the new set up at all! YOUR blog looks VERY pretty!!!! I thought that as soon as I pulled up your page! SO good job!!!

Janean said...

as you can tell, we've all had some issues...unless we stayed with our originals (which i have decided to do). i DID get about 30 email notification of comments from the past last week!!! kept wondering why some people said they couldn't post. i try not to get too upset b/c its FREE but its challenging at times. :)

Barb said...

Hi Bernie, I've been having a few issues with Blogger, mostly having to do with my Reader list and also the fact that when I write a post, it adds a break in the lines when I don't want one - I have learned to go in to the html to fix it, but that just takes more time. Luckily, no problems uploading pics - I use the new editor and they seem to load OK (thank goodness!). I'm using a Mac now and still taking classes to learn new skills! Maybe all this thinking will help our brain cells - I hope!

Barb said...

Hi Bernie, I've been having a few issues with Blogger, mostly having to do with my Reader list and also the fact that when I write a post, it adds a break in the lines when I don't want one - I have learned to go in to the html to fix it, but that just takes more time. Luckily, no problems uploading pics - I use the new

Rebecca said...

WhatEVER is going on "behind-the-scenes", your blog is beautiful by the time I see it!

I don't know anything about the Reader. Maybe ignorance is bliss :)

While the morning was very pleasant/cool here, it is already heating up. The sun is shining beautifully against the clear, blue sky.

Hope your week unfolds with pleasure and productivity for you, Bernie.

Bernie said...

ED, I know you would if you could, not to worry. I am fine with it now......:-) Hugs

Bernie said...

Debbie, this whole thing will blow over in a couple of weeks I am sure, the traffic has been unbeliveable when I try to visit a wallpaper site....errrrr..:-) Hugs

Bernie said...

Janean, if I had known what I was in for I wouldn't of gone outside of blogger for wallpaper in the first place......it is okay though as long as I can read my favorite blogs and comment.....:-) Hugs

Bernie said...

Barb, I am thinking of going to a MAC when I need to replace this one. I have heard many good things about it.......Big Hugs:-)

Bernie said...

Barb, published both comments as I thought they were different, sorry sweetie.....:-) Hugs

Bernie said...

Rebecca, am so pleased to know you are not having any problems. Have a great week sweetie.....:-)Hugs

Eddie Bluelights said...

Hi Bernie

Blogger!!! I must refrain from making adverse comments but this is my second attempt to send a comment to you LOL.

I said something to the effect that I dare not revamp my blog even though it is crying out for it, because blogger might object violently and excommunicate me from Blogland altogether.

I might try to update one of my other blogs to give me some confidence.

Whenever I visit you I am always impressed with the high quality of your blog, Bernie.

Let's hope this comment does not go to a little green man in hyperspace LOL.
Hugs ~ Eddie

Wanda..... said...

Bernie, I can not believe I missed your post...first time for everything I guess...I missed Di's too...I'll just blame it on the reader! I'm sorry you're having such problems Bernie...I'm leaving my blog simple for now!

Mary333 said...

Hi Bernie! I tagged you for a prayer meme. You don't have to do it if you don't want to...I just wanted to tag you anyway :) Hugs to you my friend!

Ed Pilolla said...

well, i like the blue, how it is.
i know how frustrating tech problems are. i get so frustrated that i get knocked out of any creative space for hours, if not a complete day. truly, i have to calm myself down when i comes to tech problems. hope it get resolved easily, if it hasn't already.

MommaMindy said...

That's why I call is Blog-GRGRGRGR!

Bernie said...

Hi Eddie, so sorry you have had problems commenting. It is good to have you visit again. Sending big hugs to you and Maria and hope you are both well......:-) Hugs

Bernie said...

Wanda, now I can breathe easy, I was worried about you. As long as you are okay I am happy. I am okay about my blog Wanda, I am giving it a rest for a couple of weeks before I try again. Big Hugs to Alivia.......:-)

Bernie said...

Hi Mary, will be over to visit in the morning okay.....:-) Hugs

Bernie said...

Hi Ed, oh yes computers can push our buttons for sure....I just take a break and come back to it when I am fresh......:-) Hugs

Bernie said...

MommaMindy, how nice for you to visit and yes it can be frustrating but it is just a blog isn't it. Hope you had a great Monday........:-) Hugs

Liz said...

Blogger has a mind of it's own I think. I received a comment from my Mum the other day that she left at the beginning of May!! Where has it been till now? Who knows.
I hope you get everything sorted soon. It's so annoying when things don't go according to plan. Deep breath, cup of tea and a large cake always works in this house. Hugs :0)

Sheila said...

Hi Bernie - I'm sorry you're having so much trouble with your blog. I had a feeling I might have trouble so I stayed with what I knew. I had trouble commenting on some bloggers sites until my son installed Chrome and since then I still use Firefox most of the time since it blocks most of the ads but change to Chrome to read certain blogs. If you ever feel like a country drive let me know and we could meet in the middle - or I'd love to have you to visit here - we could tour my town. if we do go away in August it will be just for a day or two - things get really busy on our farm in September though so let me know. Sunshine Always - Sheila

Lynn said...

Bernie, I haven't had any problems with my blog on blogger.. yet! I haven't changed anything on it for quite sometime now.. We'll see how it goes if and when I do! I love your blog! It looks real nice too! I think you are doing a wonderful job with it!

I am so sorry to hear about your friend's passing..

Thank you so much for stopping by and visiting my blog! I always love having you visit!

Have a great day and week too Bernie!

Blessings,
~Lynn

Jill said...

I haven't noticed anything different in loading pictures. But I have not been able to search subjects any longer...it just won't work on blogger and I can't figure out why. I really wonder if anyone else is having this problem, or if it's my computer?

Jingle said...

best wishes!

Jingle said...

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Happy Tuesday!
Look to see if you like one or two awards there.
Cheers!

Bernie said...

Liz great advice especially the cake...lol. I am not sure what is happening with blogger but I know others are having problems as well, I know it will work out eventually.......:-) Hugs

Bernie said...

Hi Sheila, my smart friend. I should of left well enough alone as well but I lost my wallpaper so was forced to make some changes.
Thank you for the invitation sweetie, one day we will have a cup of coffee together I'm sure. Enjoy our sunshine.......:-) Hugs

Bernie said...

Lynn, it is always nice to visit you. Things are being sorted here and may take a while yet but I will survive.....:-) Hugs

Bernie said...

Jill I haven't had that particular problem but I am still unable to load pictures, I feel like I am in grade one all over again. It will work out.......:-) Hugs

Bernie said...

Jingle, thank you. Sending Best Wishes back to you....:-)Hugs

ethelmaepotter! said...

Oh yes!!!!!

My latest post is the FIFTH attempt at posting! Pictures wouldn't insert in the proper places, and when I tried moving them, they would go only so far, then move to the bottom of the post. tried deleting and they wouldn't delete. I just kept on starting over and finally got it right and posted before it could mess up again!

And the reader thing is hitting me, too. I also have one friend who changed her blog address, I signed up to follow the new one, and it keeps alerting me that the OLD one has posted - even though the old one officially has no followers, including me! And I can't access the new one thru her old one. FRUSTRATING!

Bernie said...

Hey Miss Potter, hang in there it does get better sweetie. I know I am one to talk about being patient but really we have no choice until they work the kinks out....:-) hugs

Victor S E Moubarak said...

Hi Bernie,

Blest Atheist is here: http://www.emahlou.blogspot.com/

God bless.

Bernie said...

Victor, thank you my friend...Hugs

Abbey said...

Took me a while of "page downs" to get here .. 115 comments .. I'm nowhere near fifteen or five, or two?

Blogger: I have a two column. I do not know if your problems have to do with three column formatting. You have to find a background for "three-column background" and you can find them at "Cutest Blog on the Block" or "Scrap E Blog", to name two that I have frequented. Posting photos: you upload the photo, but before you do that, you need to have your cursor somewhere near where you want the photo to land. When you click OK and the picture is pasted in your entry, there's a little bar that pops up and gives you "left, center, right" options as well as "small, medium, large" and there is a "remove" option.

I really like the preview option because it saves me posting and then finding an error.

I don't know if this is helpful, but let me know and I'll be happy to email instructions on any specific problem you may be having.

Oh, you do NOT have to use the Blogger "design" templates.

Let me know if you need me to tell you how to change your background ... or, if you want, I will be happy to do it for you.

You know where to find me via email.

Much love, Bernie,
Abbey♥

Glenda... said...

Hi Bernie...115 comments...WoW !!!
First of all, I am not fond of the new setup, either. I have gotten wound up in it, so I have been bouncing around trying to decide what I want to do. LoL
I act like it's a big deal, my blog, but I don't really have anything much to say anymore. Nothing goes on around here, so I don't have anything to talk about.
shabbyblogs has a tutorial on how to go back to the old one.BUT you don't have any control on how to set your colors and sizes of print, etc. It's a catch 22. I want to thank you for being such a dear and stopping and commenting on my blog. Hang in there and keep trying or get in touch with Shabby Blogs and see if that helps.
Love ya,
Glenda

Bernie said...

Glenda, I love visiting your blog. You are very humble indeed, you always have lovely china, pictures and I so love your garage sale finds........:-) Hugs

Bernie said...

Abbey, thank you my friend, I will check out your suggestions and see if I can work it out.....:-)Hugs

Teacher's Pet said...

Bernie....
Oh my word! I read your blog...scrolled down to comment and saw there were 119 comments already. I thought, "No way will I ever find the bottom to leave a comment to my friend!" But I did! I found it! :))
I haven't had any trouble with Blogger. Know why? I haven't been on it for a month. That probably solved my blogging problems, eh? :)) I'm sorry that you've had problems...and I hope that all is working out well now.
I have grown very close to my blogging friends.....each one different...each one special....and I have thought about what I would do when a blogging friend passes away...and you know, it breaks my heart to even begin to think about it...so, I put it away...out of my mind. I'm sorry that you've lost a blogging friend. Words don't adequately say what I feel...but knowing you as I do, I know that you know that I care......

Bernie said...

Hi Jackie, welcome back. You were missed. Hope you and all your family are doing well....:-) Hugs

sarah said...

Hi Bernie...I had a problem with blogger once that drove me nuts. No matter what I did I couldn't fix it. My server provider finally had me switch from interet explorer to firefox and since I've never had any issues with blogger. And I agree with some of the others....I don't change the template b/c I'm afraid it might cause some issues....Great you're talking a computer course in the fall.....don't let it get to you too much. You've got a great blog here....

Bernie said...

Sarah, I changed browsers as well. I am going to try another post this weekend...wish me luck.
Happy Friday my friend...:-) Hug

debbie said...

DEAR BERNIE,
IT WAS SO BERNIE TO NOTICE PEOPLE WERE TYPING IN CAPITAL LETTERS...I TELL YOU BERNIE, IT HELPS ME SOOOO VERY MUCH. THE DIABETES IS TAKING A TOLL ON MY EYES....THE PROGNOSIS FOR MY VISION IS NOT GOOD AND
SO FOR YOUR QUESTION, YES IT IS MUCH EASIER TO READ LARGE BUT I WOULD NEVER REQUIRE IT...IT IS HARD FOR ME ON PINK SATURDAY WHEN I STRAIN MY EYES TO VISIT AT LEAST 80 PLUS PEOPLE...
HUGS
I AM STILL KEEPING YOU ON MY PRAYER LIST BUT I AM ELATED YOU ARE DOING WELL
SIMPLY DEBBIE

Arti said...

Yes, the newer version is definitely a little hard to get hang of initially...but I guess change is the only thing that is constant... Gradually we become accustomed..i am sure its only a matter of time before you also find things easier!
Have a wonderful weekend:)

lakeviewer said...

I have had all kinds of problems; and not because I was trying new things. Somehow, the managers of blogger enjoy tinkering with the product.

As long as I don't try to do anything new, I'm managing.

Alli said...

Bernie I tried to change mine too but I was totally useless.....
lol

Bernie said...

DEBBIE, NO PROBLEM. I DO NOT MIND USING CAPITOLS. IT WILL HELP YOU TO READ COMMENTS, AND I THINK THAT IS WHAT IS IMPORTANT, AS LONG AS YOU KNOW I AM NOT ANGRY WITH YOU.
........:-) HUGS

Bernie said...

Artie, thanks for the vote of confidence......:-) Hugs

Bernie said...

lakeviewer, the only reason I touched it was because I lost my wallpaper. I am learning patience.
........:-) Hugs

Bernie said...

Alle, I know how you feel. Hope you and your family are well....Hugs

Tranquility Speaks said...

I'm sorry Bernie, my suggestions didn't help :( I didn't click on Blogger in draft, so I really find myself unable to get you out of the situation. But what you can try is templates from http://www.pyzam.com/bloggertemplates
I had changed mine from there.