Contemplative

Last week, during the Pinter-Proust extravaganza

that came before and after Richard’s participation in the dramatic reading,

photo by Chrissy Lampard

photo by Chrissy Lampard

MorrighansMuse posted about the Proust Questionnaire. While trying to answer the questions honestly myself, I sailed along with no problem through the first few but they soon became more difficult.

*I have no faults...questionnaire over!*

*I have no faults…questionnaire over!*

I enjoyed filling it all in because it forced me to really stop and think about what I like, instead of just answering by rote.

*the answers are: C...C...C...*

*the answers are: C…C…C…*

So here are my likes and dislikes πŸ˜€

Q: your favorite virtue?

A: Patience

I need to work on this one...

I need to work on this one…

Q: your favorite qualities in a man?

A: Humor and Compassion

Q: your favorite qualities in a woman?

A: Spontaneity and Kindness

just because you have a plan, doesn't mean it's a good one

just because you have a plan, doesn’t mean it’s a good one

Q: your chief characteristic?

A: Compromise

Q: what you appreciate most in your friends?

A: Levelheadedness

not that my friends possess that quality but if they did, I'd appreciate it!

not that my friends possess that quality but if they did, I’d appreciate it!

Q: your main fault?

A: Quick to Judge

Q: your favorite occupation?

A: Acting

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Q: your idea of happiness?

A: Feeling Content with What I Have

Q: your idea of misery?

A: Being Forced to Ignore Personal Principals

*I refused those Cumber-Bitches, because I'm loyal to you!*

*I refused those Cumber-Bitches, because I’m loyal to you!*

Q: if not yourself, who would you be?

A: Someone Who Enjoyed Being Athletic

Q: where would you live?

A: the Mountains

Q: your favorite color?

A: Blue

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Q: your favorite flower?

A: Carnation

Q: your favorite bird?

A: Cardinal

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Q: your favorite prose authors?

A: W. Somerset Maugham, John Steinbeck

“A man so painfully in love is capable of self-torture beyond belief” ~John Steinbeck

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Q: your favorite poets?

A: Pablo Neruda

“I want to eat the sunbeam flaring in your lovely body, the sovereign nose of your arrogant face, I want to eat the fleeting shade of your lashes” ~Pablo Neruda

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Q: your favorite heroes in fiction?

A: Jamie Fraser (Outlander), Harry Potter

this is what "getting the girl" looks like Richard, pay attention!

this is what “getting the girl” looks like Richard, pay attention!

Q: your favorite heroines in fiction?

A: Claire Randall (Outlander), Hester Prynne (The Scarlet Letter)

Q: your favorite composers?

A: Bach, Chopin

Q: your favorite painters?

A: Monet

this was my favorite at 15 years old, long before Richard portrayed Monet.

this was my favorite at 15 years old, long before Richard portrayed Monet.

Q: your real life heroes?

A: My Parents

they survived this

they survived this

Q: your favorite heroes in history?

A: Abraham Lincoln

“A woman is the only thing I am afraid of that I know will not hurt me” ~Abraham Lincoln

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Q: your favorite names?

A: James and Anne

Q: what you hate the most?

A: Prejudice

Q: historical figures that you despise the most?

A: Hitler

Q: military event that I admire the most?

A: the Invasion of Normandy on D-day, WWII

“There is no such thing as bravery; only degrees of fear”~John Wainwright

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Q: natural talent I would like to have?

A: Dance

Q: how I wish to die?

A: with Someone Holding My Hand

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Q: present state of mind?

A: Contemplative

Q: what fault of yours that you are most tolerant?

A: Procrastination

Q: your favorite motto?

A: Always Be Yourself

it saves so much trouble in the long run...

it saves so much trouble in the long run…

 

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