Thursday, October 9, 2014

A PROUSTIAN QUESTIONNAIRE: REPLY FROM WASHINGTON DC

Wanda

  


Your favorite qualities in a man:
 Willing to chew the largest red pepper in the Kung Pao just to make me laugh, so therefore amusing, serene, adventurous, caring, generous of heart, and self-possessed.
 


Your favorite qualities in a woman:
 Smart, witty, unflappable and never ever above a generous sprinkling of the “F” word.

 

What you appreciate the most in your friends:
 Courage, kindness, sensitivity to the plights of others, and the willingness to be an unflinching secret keeper.

 

Your main fault: 
Implicitly, I trust no one.

Your favorite occupation: 

Soapmaking and all things artsy, top secret internet researcher, and essay writing.

Your idea of happiness: 

Helping a person believe that even in the darkest moment, everything is going to be okay, maybe not now, but eventually. And potato chips.

Your idea of misery:
Gnawing loneliness when you’re with others.

If not yourself, who would you be?
Day job? White House Pastry Chef. Night job? Batman of course.

Where would you like to live?
Penthouse condo, top floor with a proper cook’s kitchen and sweeping city views.

Your favorite poets/writers:
Khaled Hosseini, J. K. Rowling, Pablo Neruda, Langston Hughes and William Carlos Williams.

Your favorite heroes and heroines in fiction:
St. Thomas the Doubter, Atticus Finch, E. Braithwaite (To Sir with Love character though truly it’s a nonfiction tale) Anne (Shirley) of Anne of Green Gables, Harry Potter’s Hermione Granger, Jane Eyre, and Mary Magdalene.


If you feel like joining the fun, scroll through this blog for questions on Sept 18 entry and email to irrelevanceofhope@gmail.com~ include a picture, and tell me your city.  Thanks!

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