But that's just it. I don't just use "wordpress for blogs". I use it for brochure sites with NO blog functionality as well, using the write/page function and changing the templating to be Page-centric rather than post-centric.Have to agree with bj on using wordpress for blogs. Pretty simple to use, and free! with a good community of support and many add-ins and plug-ins.
An example of a site just built, the client hasn't yet added content--
Scenes from the Past
If we didn't have the requested (not required) link to wordpress in the footer you'd NEVER KNOW this was a wordpress site unless you looked at source code.