So I have looked high and low for a timer that met my "simple" requirements:
- wall-mountable, programmable timer
- decent looking (or at least not butt-ugly)
- compatible with CFLs
- not insanely expensive
Happily, I can announce that I found a decent programmable timer that met all my requirements: It's the Swylite LST100. They don't seem to be available in many traditional retail stores.
It works great, and it looks awesome. It was easy to install, and I've had no issues with it. Now I can save some major energy bucks by using CFLs in my outdoor sconces and lamppost.
The best part of all: its clock remembers the time after a power failure! No more clock resetting! Woohoo! In your face, my old Intermic timer!