At long last, a redesign begins

At long last, I’ve begun the process of redesigning this hideous mess that is my website. The project goals: Semantic, properly-formed XHTML 1.0 Transitional with no use of tables for layout or over-use of classes or divs, at least two user-selectable CSS styles to choose from, separate styles for screen vs. print media types, accessibility to PDAs, mobile phones, text browsers, older browsers, and screen readers and Section 508 compliance, and an overall reduction in page size. I’ll be tinkering here: