I have been using Vanilla Mist's Connections theme for several years now, but find that I need to move to widgets and RSS Feeds that it does not support.
I downloaded and uploaded to my site Google Chrome and Elegance. When I select either of them and it says "New Theme Activated" I view the site and all I see is a white page with the following:
When I go back and select Connections again it looks just like it did, no problems, so I still have a blog, but can't cahnge the themes.
My blog is at http://www.mentalmeals.com