I'm having trouble loading and seeing stuff on Flickr - I hadn't realized how much I relied on it for dealing with pictures. I posted 3 more backgrounds, but I can't see them to tell you about them. Kind of distressing. So there are three more backgrounds over on Flickr, they were inspired by images of iridescent structures on butterfly wings. It took some thinking to make the overlapping pieces come out right. I think 5 of them, the ones that look most related, will be pages in a book, rather than stitched together somehow. I have the cover started, I'll post an image of that too, soon.
In the rest of life, I took the girls, and some neighbors and the Toenail to the DAR pond again. There are no life guards at Swim Beach this year, so you can do anything.