In answer to my own post, I spent last weekend implementing my own markup language.  You can find the results (and the source) here.  FWIW.  It’s version 1.0, which means it works, but it doesn’t have all of the features I want.  A summary can be found here.  I’m pretty pleased with it so far. ave all of the features I want.  A summary can be found here.  I’m pretty pleased with it so far.