So I'm back online .. for the moment anyway. We'll see what happens once the domain name starts getting moved over to the new host. Between the domain itself and the name server transfers I'll be surprised if all my zone records remain intact. Still, the gears are in motion and things are starting to come together.
Speaking of things coming together I managed to get the Facebook API to work again, which is what allows me to post these little blurbs on this site and others all at the same time. This is very handy for those looking to bring traffic to their main website and to build their presence on the Internet. The Facebook apps system was much more difficult in this regard than I originally anticipated but it looks like it came down to something relatively simple - clearing all my sessions! Once I logged out of everything including my own site (and clearing cookies, just in case) then logging back into the development tools on FB everything 'just worked'.
So that's it for now. This is partially just a test to see if my posting system is back in working order so it's not very informative. I plan on posting a more technical explanation later as well as various articles on SEO, social networking for business, etc.