These Colors Don't Look So Good

I don't claim to be good at design, but I am good at implementation. The layout of this web page is accomplished with HTML and CSS alone. It has one column for navigation and two columns for content. I do need to come up with more content. The content columns are equal in width and they expand or contract with the width of the browser window. This is my idea of an improved "Holy Grail" layout. alt="tributory light beams memorialize 9/11">

HTML Holy Grail

You can see what the holy grail layout is by looking at a search for it. Here is an article on A List Apart, In Search of the Holy Grail. I think having two columns expand is better than one. This layout was crossbrowser compatible the last time I checked it.