In the category of "Jeff rocks", one of the things we brought back from Seattle with us was a bookshelf that his mom put together many, many moons ago. Anyone who's been to our house can attest to the fact that we need more bookshelf space desperately. Anyhow, we put it back together this afternoon, and he said I could use it on my side of the office, since we have custom-sized bookcases in the works for the rest of the house. You can see the floor on my side of the office again. :) The top shelf is library books, the middle shelf is academic books not currently in rotation for class, and the bottom is cookbooks and books I'm trying to sell on Amazon. Very, very soon I'm going to need a seperate shelf for the academic literature, since as you can see, I'm out of space already.