I swiped this from TravelLight.

Answer it and pass it along. My answers are in italics.

What is your idea of perfect happiness?

finding something I thought I lost

What is your greatest fear?

Death. Roaches. Plummeting.

Which historical figure do you most identify with?

I dont have one for “historical” but I can say the fictional character I most identify with is Martin Short’s character in ‘Innerspace.’

Which living person do you most admire?

Gloria Steinem

What is the trait you most deplore in yourself?

a killer instinct I work hard to supress

What is the trait you most deplore in others?

small-mindedness

What is your greatest extravagance?

edible indulgences

What do you consider the most overrated virtue?

being “nice”

On what occasion do you lie?

whenever it smooths my way without ruffling my conscience

Which words or phrases do you most overuse?

“Do you have a cookie I can have?”

What is your greatest regret?

every single time I’ve failed to show patience with my mother, who deserves better

What is your current state of mind?

serene

If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?

I’d be more patient and more organized. I’d also like to be about six inches taller.

If you could change one thing about your family, what would it be?

They’d be more open to taking better care of themselves.

If you were to die and come back as a person or thing, what do you think it would be?

one of my cats

What is your most treasured possession?

my grandmas’ jewelry

Where would you like to live?

in a hobbit house

What is your favorite occupation?

Reading. Making a List. Crossing items off a list.

What is your most marked characteristic?

curiosity

What is the quality you most like in a man?

I love a man who has nothing to prove.

What is the quality you most like in a woman?

I also love a woman who has nothing to prove.

Who are your favorite writers?

Mark Helprin, C.S. Lewis, Margaret George, John Irving, Edward Rutherford, David Sedaris, Robert Graves, Vladimir Nabokov, J.K. Rowling, Charlotte Bronte, W.H. Auden

Who is your favorite hero of fiction?

Owen Meany

Who are your heroes in real life?

anyone who is making a difference, getting no credit, and carrying on

What is it that you most dislike?

missing lunch

What is your motto?

If you’re going to be a bear, be a grizzly.

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6 responses to this post.

  1. I dont have one for “historical” but I can say the fictional character I most identify with is Martin Short’s character in ‘Innerspace.’
    That is the most befuddling answer to anything ever.

    Reply

  2. I dont have one for “historical” but I can say the fictional character I most identify with is Martin Short’s character in ‘Innerspace.’
    That is the most befuddling answer to anything ever.

    Reply

  3. I dont have one for “historical” but I can say the fictional character I most identify with is Martin Short’s character in ‘Innerspace.’
    That is the most befuddling answer to anything ever.

    Reply

  4. It’s totally true. I’m not kidding even a little bit.

    Reply

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