Well, I've finished the final two miters and just have to wait for the others to dry so that I have room (and pins) to block them. Then it's on to the dreaded seaming and weaving in of ends.
I listened to Sara Crewe or, What Happened at Miss Menchin's Boarding School by Frances Hodgson Burnett. It was the name that The Little Princess was first published under. It is a sweet children's story (by the same author as The Secret Garden.)