Ok, the comments now are operational!!! The extended scripty works too. Trackbacks are flaky but not a biggy at the moment.
Categories seems to work. If you want to see all posts listed on the category the post you are reading, just click it and you should be able to read same.
Now, just need to tweek the Archives, add the site meter, a couple odds and ends, and we will be rocking the ‘sphere.