What a fun trip! The E-Tel conference was a great place to hear about all the wacky-ness going on in the phone world. If you haven't had VoIP drilled into your head yet, you will soon...
The Color LCDs are back in stock. The LCD carriers are back in stock.
Also - there is an interesting new website being formed jointly with some folks at Spark Fun and a few other hobbyists. We're pretty excited about it - www.opencircuits.com is the new place to go for footprints, component info, and even example designs and board layouts. We encourage everyone to view what others and done and perhaps add your own design.