The State of Kate: A special report

UPDATE: Originally this post was called "Royal Half-Time Report," and that's what I get for writing things when I'm sleepy. Of course, July is the SEVENTH month of the year, not the sixth! Oops.

So here, with a new improved name, is a look back at the current state of Prince William's romance with Catherine "Kate" Middleton. Will they ever get engaged? Here are the clues we've received so far in 2009: