All Quiet on the West Coast Front

No obsessive posting today, because I want to read The Amber Spyglass. After all the hype, I was somewhat surprised to find it there on the corner of the table at Elliott Bay, calmly minding its own business. I was expecting maybe bright neon lights. Anyway, I'm going into hibernation mode until I've read it.

To keep the fires going in my absence, though, as it were, here's a picture that's pretty striking.