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On Sun, 10 Jul 16 22:59:45 UTC Al (55) answered the Proust Questionnaire (click on a question to read other answers):

What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
To be separated from my family.
Where would you like to live?
Chittenden County, Vermont
What is your idea of earthly happiness?
To enjoy my coffee each morning amongst birds and flowers, planning a dinner for my family.
To what faults do you feel most indulgent?
To be able to create something beautiful every day
Who are your favorite heroes of fiction?
Anyone who has the courage to reveal their true feelings.
Who are your favorite characters in history?
Those born to Royalty and able to be good and benevolent despite that fate.
Who are your favorite heroines in real life?
The women at the forefront of environmental activism
Who are your favorite heroines of fiction?
Those brave enough to seek the truth.
Your favorite painter?
Singer Sargent
Your favorite musician?
Chopin, C Simon
The quality you most admire in a man?
Presence, truthfulness, bravery , tenderness
The quality you most admire in a woman?
Intelligence, lack of vanity
Your favorite virtue?
Your favorite occupation?
Anything relating to visual design
Who would you have liked to be?
A really good gospel singer
Your most marked characteristic?
What do you most value in your friends?
Honesty and a sense of humor
What is your principle defect?
What to your mind would be the greatest of misfortunes?
To have never had (my) children
What would you like to be?
Truly loved
What is your favorite color?
What is your favorite flower?
Peony, Lily of the Valley
What is your favorite bird?
Cedar waxwing
Who are your favorite prose writers?
Annie Proulx, Sue Miller
Who are your favorite poets?
Maude Pierce, Robert Frost
Who are your heroes in real life?
Barack Obama, Diane Wilson
Who are your favorite heroines of history?
Diana Spencer
What are your favorite names?
Juliet, Eloise
What is it you most dislike?
What historical figures do you most despise?
Dick Cheney
What event in military history do you most admire?
Ethan Allen's accomplishments
What natural gift would you most like to possess?
Courage and will power
How would you like to die?
An old, old lady, in my sleep
What is your present state of mind?
lonely, yet optimistic. Always in love with nature.
What is your motto?
Not to worry, not to fret, everything's wonderful, just not yet.

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