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On Sun, 17 Aug 14 22:49:39 UTC Camille (52) answered the Proust Questionnaire (click on a question to read other answers):

What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
To discover life has no purpose, nor meaning.
Where would you like to live?
Where there are happy loving people.
What is your idea of earthly happiness?
Enjoying friends, family, interacting with diverse persons...
To what faults do you feel most indulgent?
The occasional hubris in anger in not getting what I want when I think it is of the highest good.. there is another plan...
Who are your favorite heroes of fiction?
Le Petite Prince; Winnie the Pooh; Alice in Wonderland; Amelie...
Who are your favorite characters in history?
Captain John Yossarian - of Catch 22... really those characters that question what's wrong in the status quo.
Who are your favorite heroines in real life?
Most "Marys"... Magdellena; Mother...; etc...
Who are your favorite heroines of fiction?
The archetypes of strength in adversity... as seen in real life examples (as above)...
Your favorite painter?
toulouse lautrec. I narrow down only by who was most impactful... of my life time love of art.
Your favorite musician?
John Coltrane... I narrow down only by who was first... of my life time love of music.
The quality you most admire in a man?
a stong moral compass, with the buffer of humor and humility.
The quality you most admire in a woman?
Yes, naturalness... nothing to admire in 'fake' women... throws it off for all of us. (women).
Your favorite virtue?
Your favorite occupation?
Who would you have liked to be?
Someone worthy of living.
Your most marked characteristic?
my attention to detail.
What do you most value in your friends?
they are themselves.
What is your principle defect?
impatience with slow or complicated change that intends improvements.
What to your mind would be the greatest of misfortunes?
That my parents pass away before I am ready... I know - selfish...
What would you like to be?
Better each day. Enough to eventually get my wings... (a metaphor for meaning and purpose...)
What is your favorite color?
a rainbow... Particularly, toward the violet end.
What is your favorite flower?
What is your favorite bird?
Who are your favorite prose writers?
Anais Nin. I narrow down only by who came first to mind.... why have one? how can you have only one?
Who are your favorite poets?
Kahlil Gibran. I narrow down only by who rang true to my heart. early (6th grade)...
Who are your heroes in real life?
Miss Christie; Mr Hughes... My 2 respective high school art teachers.
Who are your favorite heroines of history?
Anne Sexton; Virginia Woolf; Sylvia Plath... Yes, suicides: spoke so much of vulnerability and the courage it takes to live...
What are your favorite names?
I don't think like that... it's more if the name fits, that it has some appeal, the name has some kind of id...
What is it you most dislike?
the behavior of liars, lying, conmen... any falseness... I want to believe off the bat...
What historical figures do you most despise?
Historically, it will always be reprehensible behaviors... start with falseness...
What event in military history do you most admire?
Most recent years, it is the direction that Pope Francis has guided the troops of humanity in this world.
What natural gift would you most like to possess?
The ability to heal another's pain on site.
How would you like to die?
quick, painless, arriving immediately on the other side....
What is your present state of mind?
What is your motto?
I hope to earn my wings...

Hmmm, I wonder what will be me in 10 / 20 years...

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