Well, I’m not sure that would match the colors of the other three blogs, but I could try it.

I am really leaning toward eliminating smorgasblog as a sideblog and integrating those posts with the main entries, by the way, so I can go to a single sidebar and get more whitespace around the main column. And then I might also move the series list to a page linked from the menu to reduce some clutter on what would then be the rump sidebar.