Try the "Quick Links" menu, Lynne; specifically "Today's Posts". That's the link I have bookmarked & it gets me going on my first visit of the day. Then on subsequent drop-ins throughout the day, I use the "New Posts" button.
vBulletin is a very popular format in the forums world, but there can still be a lot of variations in layout. I have a devil of a time on some sites when they get a tad too creative in arranging their links, even if they're using this same software!
And lady - you are NOT impaired in any way . . . I've visited YOUR website and you are a hoot! Love it!