Wednesday, April 12, 2006
1. What is your idea of perfect happiness?
Working hard and sensing appreciation for it.
Having a loving husband to come home to.
Working hard and appreciating my own effort, not needing outside appreciation.
2. What is your greatest fear?
Not living up to what I think my potential is.
3. Which living person do you most admire and why?
Brannon. For achieving so much and stressing so little. For his ease and quick proficiency with T'ai Ch'i. For his confidence and ease. For being there.
4. What is the trait you most deplore in yourself?
Infatuation and captivation, with people and things.
5. What is the trait you most deplore in others?
self-infatuation or arrogance, especially when it is undeserved
6. What has been your most embarrassing moment?
not telling, and f*** you for asking
7. What vehicles do you own?
a silver 2002 Jetta. It works. That's all I ask.
8. What is your greatest extravagance?
A fondness for jewelry, particularly diamonds, star sapphires, and opals. But I'm turning my extravegance to practicality (kind of). I bought a psaltry at the last ren faire. I want an electric bass. And I want a Sig 380 and an AR-15. I'll buy one of those before buying jewelry. Probably.
So far, I've restrained from buying expensive books, but that's always a risk. The most expensive book I own (only $150) was a gift. The most I've spent on a single book has been $80.
9. What is your most treasured possession?
A shotgun that belonged to my grandfather. And a book of essays by Emerson that belonged to my grandfather, that he wrote in. Heck, anything I own that belonged to my grandfather.
10. Where would you like to live?
Virginia, I think. Or Vermont. A free state. In a house with rooms for guests, a couple of cats, a couple of outside dogs, and a floorplan design according to the strategies of Jeff Cooper.
Random coincience or nefarious master plan???
I'd move to a country that begins with V but the only ones I can think of are Vanuatu and Venuzuela, and I don't think I'd like either. Luckily U is written like a V in Latin, so it's okay for me to stay in the Vnited States.