I don't know if it's ready or not yet, but I'm out of time to play with it until Monday. If you want, take a look at
In addition to the new layout, the whole thing has a lot more AJAXy goodness (for example, click on the "more-->" of "Comment?" links to see the full entry appear). I used JSON, for those that care about those things.
Also note the comment section, with my home-brewed CAPTCHA--I am so damned sick of comment spam. Especially in this 'blog, which has so few human readers to start with!
The design looks alright to me (I'm no designer, sadly) here and now, but I'm really not sure how it will look elsewhere. I tried my best to make it look good at 1024x768, via IE and Chrome and FireFox, and what not. On my home monitor it looks too dark, but there's not much I can say about that.
Feedback welcome! Use the comments section! Unless that's the part that doesn't work, of course... -sigh-