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Proust at 20, I'm still 34...

Sunday, February 19, 2006

Part 2 of the Proust Questionnaire...

Your most marked characteristic?

What do you most value in your friends?
Their time and sincerity.

What is your favorite color?

What is your favorite flower?

What is your favorite bird?
The hummingbird

Who are your favorite prose writers?
Jane Austen and Virginia Woolf (seriously Chloe, they are mine as well…)

Who are your favorite poets?
Irving Layton, Jose Marti

What is it you most dislike?
Apathy, ignorance and arrogance

What historical figures do you most despise?
Any who caused intentional human suffering

What event in military history do you most admire?
How can you “admire” military events?

What reform do you most admire?
Public health care.

What natural gift would you most like to possess?
The ability to heal.

How would you like to die?
At peace.

What is your present state of mind?

What is your motto?
Make your life matter.

  1. Blogger Maddy said:

    Hey! Same bird!

    Smiles !

  1. Anonymous Anonymous said:

    What natural gift would you most like to possess?
    The ability to heal.
    You always have the perfect answer. Wouldn't it be wonderful to be able to have such an ability?

    Hope you have a great Sunday. Take care and Hugs,

  1. Blogger Mise en Place said:

    Love the list. My favorite color is also yellow and the tulips are the best!

  1. Blogger Skye said:

    Great list and answers. I like Yellow Jonquils and Orchids.

  1. Blogger x said:

    It is a truth universally acknowledged, that women love Jane Austen and Virginia Woolf.
    Why? That's the topic od another post?

    The ability to heal, now why didn't i think of that? Yes, yes, i'd like that too please.

    Good morning. Having 2nd cup of coffee now. xx

  1. Blogger Cathy said:

    I have to actually confess that sometimes they scare me when I am gardening (I mistake them for really large bumble bees...:}

    The weekend flew by too quickly, as usual. So here's to a good week.

    I love tulips because of their symbolism for spring and fresh new beginnings...

    It's hard to just pick one flower...

    When I frist read your comment I was on my first cup. Now I'm on my third.

    What are you up to today?

  1. Blogger Stephanie said:

    I've not had enough of an attention span to do these this week, but I can say impatience is mine too. And yellow tulips are my favorite flowers :)

    Hope you have a good week!

  1. Blogger x said:

    i'm baking a red lentil-cheese savoury "cake"
    i'm trying to write easter recipes
    and meeting my son's teachers in the afternoon. and you?

  1. Blogger Cathy said:

    I am home with both children and we've just made our list of things we're going to do:
    1. play a short game on a children's web site
    2. make crafts/scrapbook
    3. play downstairs
    4. play with wooden train set
    5.clean the house

    Wanna trade lives for today?
    (although I'd probably ruin your "cake" and say something rude to the teacher...)

  1. Blogger Cathy said:

    I will send you some virtual tulips later today :)

  1. Blogger x said:

    i want to trade lives yes!
    and i'm going to say something rude to the teachers too, so noone would notice we changed places.

  1. Anonymous Anonymous said:

    My state bird use to be the sissortailed fly catcher...so I guess I will go with that as a bird :-)

  1. Blogger Pat said:

    Hi! Here via fjl and the world gets smaller. Funny you should mention the word a-bout as it does usually denote a Canadian and I find it very difficult to reproduce.
    I'm afraid I prefer reading about V Woolf and the Bloomsbury lot -rather than reading her.
    Healing would be fine - in small doses or one would be a wreck.

  1. Blogger Cathy said:

    Might I remind you; two boys; 4 and 8 months...might you want to reconsider...

    Never heard of it; will need to google image!

    Thank you for coming by and for your thoughtful comments!

  1. Blogger Mise en Place said:

    Hey there Girl...

    Thanks for playing.

    Outgoing, but I don't like being in the spotlight at ALL.
    I love being with my family but something that I would do just for me....is taking pictures.
    Toop 40 and 80's music...it just brings me back.
    Rebel, but it's alway with a cause.
    MomyblogR...I think that says it best.

  1. Anonymous Anonymous said:

    thx 4 sharing

  1. Blogger Cathy said:

    Will you tell us who wins?!

    You're welcome...

  1. Blogger Heidi said:

    CATHY!! Thankyou so much for a piece of Rosie. Photo/Art frame. Just received it today and I luv it!

    Big Hugs~

  1. Anonymous Anonymous said:

    would you believe I am actually afraid of humming birds?
    I am Canadian too..lol
    meet me at Tim Hortons eh~LOL

  1. Blogger Admin said:

    I've added you to my links!

  1. Blogger Cathy said:

    You are so welcome...I am glad it got there in one piece. :)
    I e-mailed you.

    I could so go for a Tim Horton's coffee right now...to go together; the irony is that my blog friends in Britain are closer than you are!

    Thank you and welcome!

  1. Blogger Devil Mood said:

    Cathy, I approve totally. :)

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