Great introduction Moondog. You have given us a good background.
Yes do post lots of pictures. Post all your successes and your failures along the way.
Post pictures of even insignificant things to do with your machine. Everyone here just loves pics.
If you find that you don't get lots of responses in this thread, don't lose heart, you can be assured that there will be a multitude watching you. Just note the views to your thread increase with every post you make.
Good luck mate.
EDIT: Oh and I like your thread title. "Obsession" is definitely the correct description.