All that movie watching and I've only gotten halfway finished with my secret project??:
And I've watched a lot more movies that I've detailed here. Tip for you: do not watch "Pretty Baby" starring Brooke Shields; it's very well acted, but criminy, I couldn't handle the subject matter. I pride myself on being pretty unflappable -- is it in print? I can read it -- but sometimes onscreen images get under my skin in the worst way. A scene in which a twelve-year-old's virginity is sold to the highest bidder made me physically ill; I'm sure it's worse for me now that I have a daughter... just heartbreaking.
ANYWAY: during my blog break, I did some knitting every night. I've had two projects going on at once: said secret project PLUS a prototype for a shrug for the bridesmaids at my friend's wedding in November. It's the Burnished Bronze Shrug [Rav link] by Lion Brand Yarn, knit with three skeins of Bernat Satin Solids in Amber. I'll link to the project page on Ravelry, but no pictures here yet, as my self-photo shoot was rather disastrous.
So this post is kinda lame. But at least it's not Potter-related.