OK, thanks for edit info (I didn't realize that was your checklist above) but still can't figure out widgets. Hate to think I'll have to set aside time tomorrow just for dealing with that. also
- some pictures are out of alignment
- some text is enclosed in a box (?)
- much of text is grey rather than black
As a PR or customer service matter, it would have been so much better to notify us in advance and let us have the option of selecting a new theme. That seems pretty basic. And then to post a notice that support is closed for a week is just short of sadistic.
I hesitate to deal in stereotypes, but I really am the little old lady (on Social Security, even) who has only the most cursory understanding of how the heck this all works. I've used my blog as a sort of scrapbook during an illness and I dread the thought that I might lose parts of it.