After Ennyman posted his list of 25 Random Things About Ed Newman, I decided that it was time for me to do some sort of list, too. So many questionnaires are going around on Facebook such as 25 Random Things About Me, The Name Game, etc. that I decided to do one of the originals, the Proust Questionnaire. Vanity Fair magazine still does one every month featuring celebrities.What is your idea of perfect happiness?
Reading a good story
What is your greatest fear?
Jumping to conclusions
What is the trait you most deplore in others?
What is the trait you most deplore in yourself?
What is your greatest extravagance?
Books and magazines
What is your current state of mind?
What do you consider the most overrated virtue?
On what occasion do you lie?
To not hurt someone else
What is the quality you most like in a man?
What is the quality you most like in a woman?
If you were to die and come back as a person or thing, what do you think it would be?
A bird, so I could fly away whenever I wanted . . .
Which words or phrases do you most overuse?
“I don’t care.”
What or who is the greatest love of your life?
When and where were you happiest?
Right here, right now
What do you consider your greatest achievement?
Surviving thus far
Where would you like to live?
In a city by the ocean
What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
Watching a bad sit-com
What is your most marked characteristic?
What do you most value in your friends?
Acceptance of imperfection
Who are your favorite writers?
Harper Lee and L. M. Montgomery
Who are your heroes in real life?
Police, firefighters, doctors, nurses, teachers
What is your greatest regret?
Not majoring in English or History
What is your motto?
Accomplish one thing each day
How would you like to die?