Apparenlty no one was having any sex in June, because we're super slow. So, I stole this from Terroni.
What is your idea of perfect happiness?
Sleeping late, having enough food, being able to do what I want to on any particular day without worrying about money.
What is your greatest fear?
Which historical figure do you most identify with?
I tend to identify with fictional characters much more than anyone who's ever actually existed.
Which living person do you most admire?
Which living person do you most despise?
Currently? Actually, I'm good.
What is the trait you most deplore in yourself?
I have too many feelings most of the time. About pretty much everything. Also: Impatience
What is the trait you most deplore in others?
Lack of compassion.
What is your greatest extravagance?
What is your favorite journey?
The walk from the airplane to wherever my actual destination is. I like that feeling of anticipation.
What do you consider the most overrated virtue?
Patience. (And definitely chastity.)
On what occasion do you lie?
To give comfort or spare feelings.
What do you dislike most about your appearance?
The scars on my belly.
Which words or phrases do you most overuse?
I find that in my current position, I say the words vagina, vaginal, and vag entirely more than I thought possible.
What is your greatest regret?
When I was 5, I said something really mean to my grandmother. Perhaps I'll post about it sometime.
What or who is the greatest love of your life?
Marlowe. (Just kidding. Mostly.)
When and where were you happiest?
I've had a lot of really happy moments, but right now, something about a swingset is lingering in the back of my mind. I can't quite wrap my mind aroud the specific memory though.
What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
Lonliness, helplessness, hopelessness. All the nesses.
What is your current state of mind?
After a small rush, I'm trying to unwind.
Which talent would you most like to have?
I want to be psychic.
If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?
I would be more logical, and less emotional. Actually, that's a complete lie. Perhaps I should want to be more honest with myself.
If you could change one thing about your family, what would it be?
This is a risky little game...I do wish my dad and mom (in particular) were more tolerant of each other. I mean, it's been 15 years since they divorced. Get over it already. There's no reason to make it awkward for everyone else.
What do you consider your greatest achievement?
I don't think I've done it yet. I hope not.
What is your most treasured possession?
Right now: My magic wand.
What is it you most dislike?
Itchy scrubs. Insurance companies.
If you were to die and come back as a person or thing, what do you think it would be?
If you could choose what to come back as, what would it be?
Something with a tail. Do banshees have tails?
Where would you like to live?
Sacramento, Nice, Seattle.
What is your favorite occupation?
I really love what I'm doing right now, but I think I want to be an OR tech. (Actually, I'd like to be a doctor or a nurse practicioner, but I'm scared of that much school.)
What is your most marked characteristic?
I'm a bit of an anger-ball.
What is the quality you most like in a man?
I like smart men and brave men and men with nice hands.
What is the quality you most like in a woman?
Compassion, cleverness and the ablilty to cook better than me. (Which is pretty much everybody.
What do you most value in your friends?
My friends are smart, funny, and kind. They're also clever, mean (in the best possible way), and snarky. What's not to love?
Who are your favorite writers?
David Sedaris, Virginia Woolf, Augusten Burroghs, Colette.
Who is your favorite hero of fiction?
Who are your heroes in real life?
Margaret Thatcher, James D. Watson, my dad.
What are your favorite names?
Nora, Delia, Horatio, Tomas, Luc, Rachel, Declan.
How would you like to die?
With as little drama as possible.
What is your motto?
Just because you can reproduce, doesn't mean you should.