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On Mon, 11 Jul 16 04:17:06 UTC Col (41) answered the Proust Questionnaire (click on a question to read other answers):

What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
To liose my children
Where would you like to live?
Somewhere warm and peaceful in the country but close enough to town
What is your idea of earthly happiness?
To feel connected to those I love and share friendship with. To feel I am caring for myself and my loved ones. To help and serve where I can.
To what faults do you feel most indulgent?
Overeating and wasting time on social media
Who are your favorite heroes of fiction?
Han Solo
Who are your favorite characters in history?
Gandhi and Mlk Jr
Who are your favorite heroines in real life?
My girlfriends, Jane Goodhall, Margaret mead
Who are your favorite heroines of fiction?
Tess of the D'urbervilles
Your favorite painter?
Van Gogh
Your favorite musician?
Leonard Cohen
The quality you most admire in a man?
Intelligence, kindness and humour
The quality you most admire in a woman?
Intelligence, kindness and humour
Your favorite virtue?
Your favorite occupation?
Talking to interesting people
Who would you have liked to be?
Queen Elizabeth the first
Your most marked characteristic?
A quiet, disconnected attachment from those inlove the most.
What do you most value in your friends?
Kindness and loyalty
What is your principle defect?
Paralysis caused by fear of hurt and failure
What to your mind would be the greatest of misfortunes?
Never to have had my children
What would you like to be?
A more connected person
What is your favorite color?
What is your favorite flower?
What is your favorite bird?
Who are your favorite prose writers?
Anne Lamott
Who are your favorite poets?
Yeats, Mary Oliver
Who are your heroes in real life?
Obama, a few of my old bosses
Who are your favorite heroines of history?
Elizabeth the first, Boedica
What are your favorite names?
Names though interesting don't matter.... Grace, Jude, Julia
What is it you most dislike?
Pathological liars and sociopaths
What historical figures do you most despise?
What event in military history do you most admire?
The end of wW2
What natural gift would you most like to possess?
Charm, a lack of self-consciousness
How would you like to die?
An old woman, much loved and in her sleep
What is your present state of mind?
What is your motto?
You sign up, you show up.

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