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On Fri, 16 Dec 11 10:03:44 UTC dmca (38) answered the Proust Questionnaire (click on a question to read other answers):

What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
The feeling of lonelieness
Where would you like to live?
Somewhere that feels safe and tranquil
What is your idea of earthly happiness?
What Proust said--sans the theater (surrounded by love and peace, never feeling lonely)
To what faults do you feel most indulgent?
All of them. My greatest indulgence is fault.
Who are your favorite heroes of fiction?
I don't know
Who are your favorite characters in history?
I don't follow history
Who are your favorite heroines in real life?
The amazing women who have come to be my friends and inspirations later in life
Who are your favorite heroines of fiction?
See above
Your favorite painter?
Edward Hopper
Your favorite musician?
Aimee Mann
The quality you most admire in a man?
The quality you most admire in a woman?
Your favorite virtue?
Integrity. It leads to trust and all other values/virtues/emotions are based on trust.
Your favorite occupation?
Absorption of all things new--places, people, experiences. To wander. To explore. To learn
Who would you have liked to be?
Mark Twain
Your most marked characteristic?
What do you most value in your friends?
Honesty/loyalty/dependability/integrity--all as one
What is your principle defect?
What to your mind would be the greatest of misfortunes?
To have never known love
What would you like to be?
My best self. Without the negatives, burdens, scars
What is your favorite color?
Charcoal gray
What is your favorite flower?
I don't have one
What is your favorite bird?
I love many birds. The majesty of birds of prey. The memory of a simple Robin in spring
Who are your favorite prose writers?
Who are your favorite poets?
I'm a sucker for the simple solitude of Robert Frost--as cliche as it is. And Emily Dickinson for being a trailblazer and a romantic
Who are your heroes in real life?
My Grandfather and 2-3 strong, inspiring (unamed) female friends in my life
Who are your favorite heroines of history?
Any women that managed to make the history books despite the odds
What are your favorite names?
What is it you most dislike?
What he said. And injustice.
What historical figures do you most despise?
Those that rose through no just cause
What event in military history do you most admire?
I hate war. I admire the many veterans in my family and my life.
What natural gift would you most like to possess?
How would you like to die?
Quickly and painlessly. And not alone.
What is your present state of mind?
See Proust. And pensive because of same.
What is your motto?
It is what it is

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