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On Sat, 19 May 18 01:20:26 UTC arlo (64) answered the Proust Questionnaire (click on a question to read other answers):

What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
To be loved by no one.
Where would you like to live?
Hills of central Wisconsin, with a stream.
What is your idea of earthly happiness?
Family, friends, a comfortable home, a good horse, a good dog.
To what faults do you feel most indulgent?
Who are your favorite heroes of fiction?
Mr. Darcy, Luke Dains,
Who are your favorite characters in history?
Jesus Christ, Shakespeare, Jane Austen, Princess Diana, Harper Lee, Abigail Adams, Linclon
Who are your favorite heroines in real life?
Louise Erdrich, Juli Goder Larson,
Who are your favorite heroines of fiction?
Elizabeth Bennett, Loreli Gilmore, Scout Finch, Fleur,
Your favorite painter?
Your favorite musician?
John Lennon
The quality you most admire in a man?
The quality you most admire in a woman?
Bravery, intelligence
Your favorite virtue?
Your favorite occupation?
teaching, reading, riding, writing
Who would you have liked to be?
Georgia O'keefe
Your most marked characteristic?
What do you most value in your friends?
Sincere regard
What is your principle defect?
staying power, fear of success.
What to your mind would be the greatest of misfortunes?
To never have been head over heels in love.
What would you like to be?
What is your favorite color?
spring green
What is your favorite flower?
peace rose
What is your favorite bird?
bald eagle
Who are your favorite prose writers?
Jane Austen, Louise Erdrich, Larry McMurtry, Harper Lee, Cameron Crowe
Who are your favorite poets?
Walt Whitman, Bob Dylan, T.S. Elliot, Mary Oliver
Who are your heroes in real life?
Barak Obama, The Dahli Lama, Mika Brezinski
Who are your favorite heroines of history?
Alice Paul, Queen Elizabeth, Jane Austen, Emily and Charlotte Bronte
What are your favorite names?
Matthew, Michael, Rachel, Carson (female), Katherine
What is it you most dislike?
What historical figures do you most despise?
Hitler, Donald Trump, Ronald Reagan, anyone in ISIS, Stalin,
What event in military history do you most admire?
The Gettysburg Address
What natural gift would you most like to possess?
Write poetic, powerful prose
How would you like to die?
Peacefully, surrounded by family, 30 years from now
What is your present state of mind?
Agitated that I am behind completing projects I need to complete
What is your motto?
Cherish love

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