Further to Post #18, unfortunately no. That remains part of my learning curve - something that I will attend to soon.
However, to provide a indication of what I do have as a home screen check out the NEW website for Android Market, activated today. The screen shots (on the left virtually reflect what I currently have; though my Menu, Home, etc., icons are similar to those depicted in the centre screen shot.
On thing I would like to mention is that I have noticed an increased battery life since I made the change. Perhaps due to having, and using, the 'close all programs' option that is included within the apps icon.
As I mentioned yesterday, I am a happy camper with the change in launcher app.http://market.android.com/details?id=com.gau.go.launcherex