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On Fri, 27 Jul 12 17:04:09 UTC Dr. J (76) answered the Proust Questionnaire (click on a question to read other answers):

What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
to be bored, boring, and sweaty simultaneously
Where would you like to live?
high on a bluff overlooking a large body of water
What is your idea of earthly happiness?
conversation after dinner with friends and at least one new person under a sheltered arbor overlooking a large body of water, preferably the Agean or northern lake Michigan
To what faults do you feel most indulgent?
grumpiness in a person over 35
Who are your favorite heroes of fiction?
quirky outlaws
Who are your favorite characters in history?
I like them all
Who are your favorite heroines in real life?
a gifted artist leading an ordinary life
Who are your favorite heroines of fiction?
quirky outlaws
Your favorite painter?
today? Shiele
Your favorite musician?
today? Paul Simon
The quality you most admire in a man?
a commitment to the adage "do no harm"
The quality you most admire in a woman?
a willingness to risk doing harm in order to do good
Your favorite virtue?
i don't now what a virtue is
Your favorite occupation?
Who would you have liked to be?
my dog telos
Your most marked characteristic?
awkwardness, physical and social
What do you most value in your friends?
What is your principle defect?
not listening
What to your mind would be the greatest of misfortunes?
i can't imagine what this would be
What would you like to be?
my dog telos
What is your favorite color?
What is your favorite flower?
today? lily
What is your favorite bird?
i don't like individual birds
Who are your favorite poets?
Paul Simon and Emily D
Who are your heroes in real life?
tom and wendy
Who are your favorite heroines of history?
catherine the great
What are your favorite names?
i can't remember names
What is it you most dislike?
unnecessary roughness toward an unworthy adversary, bullying
What historical figures do you most despise?
I'm with Proust here
What event in military history do you most admire?
can't think of one
What natural gift would you most like to possess?
to dance
How would you like to die?
quietly by a window on a bluff overlooking a large body of water
What is your present state of mind?
curious. i am procrastinating. Is that a state of mind?
What is your motto?
today? whatever.

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