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On Thu, 06 Mar 14 02:28:17 UTC Erin answered the Proust Questionnaire (click on a question to read other answers):

Where would you like to live?
In the romanticised places that exist in my mind.
What is your idea of earthly happiness?
To exist where money didn't matter; could not matter.
To what faults do you feel most indulgent?
Anger and lazyness dangerously combined with judgemental capabilities
Who are your favorite heroes of fiction?
Whoever I am reading about at the time. Sherlock Holmes
Who are your favorite heroines in real life?
I'm unsure.
Who are your favorite heroines of fiction?
Those who are smart and quick witted. Renee from Elegance of the Hedgehog/
Your favorite painter?
I know nothing of art.
Your favorite musician?
Modest Mouse and The Slackers
The quality you most admire in a man?
Authentic, unafraid femininity
The quality you most admire in a woman?
Subservience. Not really. One who speaks of unfemine things.
Your favorite virtue?
To favour one would be to place one goodness above the rest. I need them all.
Your favorite occupation?
In my head if I could bake, a baker. A poet or a funeral home director.
Who would you have liked to be?
Someone without all my anxiety, someone who is filled to the brim with unceasless joy.
Your most marked characteristic?
. A desire to fit within the world and the people that are living in it.
What do you most value in your friends?
Patience with me.
What is your principle defect?
Anger. Judgmental tendencies. Lack of critical thinking.
What to your mind would be the greatest of misfortunes?
To live in vapid bliss.
What would you like to be?
Someone who changes a small part of the world. Someone useful.
What is your favorite bird?
The Yellow Rumped Warbler.
Who are your favorite prose writers?
Margarett Atwood.
Who are your favorite poets?
Charles Bukowski, Sylvia Plath
Who are your heroes in real life?
My father and brother and those who can do that which I cannot.
Who are your favorite heroines of history?
I don't remember my history lessons one bit.
What are your favorite names?
That's always changing depending on who I want to be and who I admire at that moment
What is it you most dislike?
What historical figures do you most despise?
I don't know many so I'll say Hitler.
What event in military history do you most admire?
None. The military is not to be admired.
What natural gift would you most like to possess?
of being able to speak with anyone about anything.
How would you like to die?
Sufficiently proud of my life. Without sadness and regret.
What is your present state of mind?
Trying to hard to be as amazing as Proust
What is your motto?
Who needs a motto when you have cliches. (That's not my motto)

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