British Columbia, Canada
LOL, well nothing in this life comes easily, and if it does, it just ain't worth having. The joy is in the journey m'friend. It's fun, try some, and make yourself a handy little sheet with them in front of you, so you can access it easily. Here is a sweet site that helps you out beautifully, at the bottom under HTML Help.
Here is a quick way to figure out your color codes too. Just pick a color and copy that code into your font color command.
If you do insert any graphics kindly remember to give the artist credit, they are actually just poets with paintbrushes.
Your post made me smile a little as in the beginning I was all about the glitz and glamor of the post, but soon realized it was a lot of work, and started spending more time on the words, and less on the glitz. I am still nuts about graphics and such though.
By the way, your home used to be my home away from home, and I hope you all stay SO safe come storm time. This world is getting really weather-worried.