Are You Going Crazy Yet?
If you're frustrated because the images and words don't line up the way you want them to, it's because HTML was never designed to be that flexible. Because of that, several different ways were invented to allow you more control over where images and words are placed on the page. The page you're working with was designed using tables. Take a look at pages 133-155 in your HTML 4 book, and you'll have better luck.
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