Okay, I have to admit, I've cheated on this. It's a little hard to register one's blog with oneself.
However, it is QUITE easy to post later when you've already got the blog, and the avatar. So. here it is.
A couple of people have already mentioned some confusion with getting their avatars over here to the Blogger template. On our wiki (AISDCL20), I put together a 2-page document with screen shots to help us out.
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