To everyone who has said something nice about Popped, thank you. To those who have pointed out some spots where I was unclear (or possibly even downright wrong) an even bigger thank you. I appreciate the suggestions and have changed the pattern to reflect them.
In the meantime, I just finished these:
and they are filling me with mirth and glee. More pics and info here. If they also fill you with mirth and glee, talk to me over there and let me know. I’ll write them up too.