Here is an update on the WordPress situation...
Since they do not allow domains with hyphens, I was unable to use a domain I had for several years, carrie-ellen.com.
So you will instead find the new blog at http://www.heartlikeanocean.com .
Bear with me while I work out the kinks....the blog may go through several changes in appearance before anything becomes permanent.
I will still be keeping the blog here for a while, but will not be updating it with any new personal posts.
Thanks for migrating with me :)