Sitting down with Michelle to go over Eagle really, really helped me understand the acid etching process. Although not required for this week, I was feeling confident and etch my first board:
I will not populate the board anytime soon; I only have the one ATTiny chip from Maddy's Decide-O-Matic. And I am unfamiliar with AVR programming. I am going to keep my focus on small circuits whose components are readily available in the shop.