When you upgrade you know you can expect that it will take time to implement and to change everything to your own needs. Today I changed a lot to my own needs and solved a number of template problems I discovered.
Right now new features of Movabletype are being tested and some questions are being asked due to some little things I see which are not my taste.
Creating a weblog is not difficult. Maintaining one much more! Especially if you want to use new technologies.