Today - at long last - I found a combination of two videos that did the trick.
First, the MAMP and WordPress installation video I used by MacAppGuide.com:
Second, the easy WordPress Themes for Dreamweaver CS5 video I used by MediaTricks.net:
Thank you to the two organizations that put these together. I finally can move on to the real fun - DESIGNING! Perhaps now I can get myself switched over to wordpress instead of blogger.