i'm having a similar problem to this (but found it could be fixed by putting a title on it) but now i'm having something different.
when i go to the design then into widgets i see the widgets i have there, i see the widgets i have to choose from.
in the list of widgets that i've used, some of them have "edit" on the right hand side, two others do not. i can't edit them, i can't remove them. the only thing in them is the title and the code for a graphic and its locale. one i made the mistake of forgetting to close a link code with the /a, the second was done correctly with the tag closed.
so, what can i do? where can i find a place to fix that? i really want to be able to edit them (one to get rid of, the other to add to) and can't.
if you can help, please keep the answers as dumbed down as possible. this is only my second day playing around with wordpress.
you can see my site here. on the sidebar you will see two canadian gif graphics that i can't get rid of.