Saturday, February 19, 2011
The Proust Questionnaire Part II
The quality you most like in a man?
Think I already answered this last time, now if I waited 7 years to answer this maybe my answers would have changed, but well, it's only been 7 days-ish sooo...
The quality you most like in a woman?
Please see above answer...
What do you most value in your friends?
Honesty and a willingness to accept me the way that I am
What is your favorite occupation?
Answering this one a little different...my favorite occupation is the job that I do...teaching, I love it really...
Side note: being a mother and a wife are not occupations they are who I am!
What is your dream of happiness?
I am living my dream of happiness...
What to your mind would be the greatest of misfortunes?
Not being able to do what I love
What would you like to be?
I am what I would like to be...oh, wait! I'd like to be a little more patient
What is your favorite flower?
What is your favorite bird?
One time when I was a little and staying with my aunt I found a baby robin and fed it and fed it and fed it, but it wouldn't eat and I cried...it died anyway...I hate birds! However, my favorite bird is the extinct dodo bird and the archaeopteryx (which is a dinosaur bird I learned about from "Dinosaur Train")
Who are your favorite prose writers?
Ondaatje, Fitzgerald, Fleming, LM Montgomery, Martin Amis, Atwood, Bradbury, Vonnegut, Rand, Morrison, Lewis, James, Tan, Hardy, Hawthorne, Mansfield, Austen, Smiley, L'Engle, Bronte, Woolf, Cunningham, Minot
Who are your favoite poets?
Rich, cummings, Olds, Giovanni, Cullen, Dunbar, Hughes, Poe
Who is your favorite hero of fiction?
Who are your favorite heroines of fiction?
Hester Prynne, Emily Webb, Mrs. Dalloway
Who are your favorite composers?
Who are your favorite painters?
Vincent Van Gogh, Claude Monet, Jackson Pollock
Who are your favorite heroines of history?
Gloria Steinem, Ruth from the Bible
What are your favorite names?
Lila, Olivia, Libby, Abbie, Tallulah
Braden, Hayden, Shad, Henry
What is it you most dislike?
a person's need to obliterate something from existence just because they don't like it...
What historical figures do you most despise?
Andrew Jackson, Aaron Burr
What event in military history do you most admire?
The Emancipation Proclamation...er...that was military sorta
What reform do you most admire?
A sincere, thoughtful one...these do not exist!
What natural gift would you most like to possess?
Looking organized...I am organized, but I don't look it!
How would you like to die?
Living life to the fullest
What is your present state of mind?
Positive and ready to take on the world
To what faults do you feel most indulgent?
My need to be late and sleep
What is your motto?
"I like living. I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, racked with sorrow, but through it all I still know quite certainly that just to be alive is a grand thing." ~Agatha Christie