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On Thu, 30 Oct 2008 03:09:26 UTC Allison (33) answered the Proust Questionnaire:

What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
To never again be loved by a man.
Where would you like to live?
In a desert by the sea
What is your idea of earthly happiness?
A sunbeam on a sofa in the afternoon - with nothing like homework or housework looming on the horizon...
To what faults do you feel most indulgent?
Shopping for anything over $75.00
Who are your favorite heroes of fiction?
I never like the heroes...
Who are your favorite characters in history?
Elizabeth I
Who are your favorite heroines in real life?
Alexa and my mother
Who are your favorite heroines of fiction?
Phoeby in Their Eyes Were Watching God because she had the courage to ask for Janie's story.
Your favorite painter?
El Greco
Your favorite musician?
The quality you most admire in a man?
The ability to live beyond the restrictions of defined masculinity
The quality you most admire in a woman?
Your favorite virtue?
Your favorite occupation?
Talk to people I like
Who would you have liked to be?
Myself with more money. I suppose I'm lurking on the horizon...
Your most marked characteristic?
Whistful whimsy of late
What do you most value in your friends?
That they love me
What is your principle defect?
Lack of direction
What to your mind would be the greatest of misfortunes?
Not learning from my mistakes
What would you like to be?
What is your favorite color?
Anything in the yellow red orange family.
What is your favorite flower?
The little yellow ones blooming on the tree outside my window.
What is your favorite bird?
Who are your favorite prose writers?
Toni Morrison
Who are your favorite poets?
Gwendolyn Brooks
Who are your heroes in real life?
Those who remain gracious in all circumstances
Who are your favorite heroines of history?
Joan of Arc
What are your favorite names?
J and A and M names
What is it you most dislike?
What historical figures do you most despise?
Any hypocritical leader
What event in military history do you most admire?
The Velvet Revolution
What natural gift would you most like to possess?
Focus and flexibility and a great singing voice
How would you like to die?
I don't like dying at all.
What is your present state of mind?
What is your motto?
I don't have one - that's the problem!

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