Very true, and if you want a blog, use wordpress; it takes about 5 minutes to set up and is really great at doing blogs.
Joomla inhabits a strange place where they took a CMS and tried to pretend that it was a MVC framework. I see people trying to use it as such, and while you can get *something* up in a hurry, there is a very narrow margin between wordpress and a real framework for joomla to inhabit.
Everyone: please don't use Joomla! (unless you can guarantee that I won't ever be responsible for taking that code base over