I know the general idea of what to do but don't want to **** anything up.
You should NEVER have someone else root your phone for you, unless maybe it is someone you see a lot. It is something you need to learn about on your own and become comfortable enough to do it yourself. Search out all the threads on this forum, ask us some questions if need be.
Anytime someone dares me to walk a mile in their shoes I do it! Because, hey free shoes and I am now a mile away from that person!
Hatred is by far the ugliest trait any human can possess (think about it)
This is by far the best post for rooting a 2.1 phone. I followed it with absolutly no problems. I just rooted mine yesterday.
/Guide to Rooting Android 2.1 on a Motorola Droid | Droid Life: A Motorola Droid Blog