No, your eyes aren't deceiving you. I've lightened up the background by one shade. You could say that things are looking brighter around here. Or I guess you could say that they're just grayer.
Speaking of gray, if you want to know how this blog looks to the colorblind, you should play around with the Colorblind Web Page Filter, which is quite a nifty toy.
Speaking of how this blog looks, Isomerica should really get it together and load my images, already. Sheesh. Anybody else experiencing loading problems with this page? I do hope I'm not abusing my bandwidth.
On second thought, maybe we don't control the horizontal and the vertical after all.