So I did it again. I peeled the carpet from in front of both major parts of the bookshelf and tiled the floor so I could go ahead and start putting stuff back on the shelf.
So far, the mess in my room keeps growing like the blob. But the old entertainment center is clear of everything except VHS tapes, and my jewelry is sojourning on the bookshelves. So I made some progress. But just the same, here is the regress:
The good news is, someone thinks my pile of books is sexy. I concur.