Some basic facts:
Location: South Bend, Indiana via Versailles, Kentucky
Profession: Kindergarten Teacher
What is your idea of perfect happiness?
In the place I love, surrounded by the people I love.
What is the trait you most deplore in yourself?
What is the trait you most deplore in others?
What is your greatest extravagance?
What is your current state of mind?
What is your favorite color?
Sometimes green, sometimes purple.
What is you favorite flower?
Who are your favorite poets?
What do you consider the most overrated virtue?
On what occasion do you lie?
When someone is being unreasonable.
What do you dislike most about your appearance?
What is the quality you most like in a man?
What is the quality you most like in a woman?
Which living person do you most admire?
Which words or phrases do you most overuse?
“Seriously.” “That’s crazy.” “I know.”
What or who is the greatest love of your life?
God and my family.
When and where were you happiest?
Before I knew anything else.
Which talent would you most like to have?
A poetic mind.
If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?
My social awkwardness.
What do you consider your greatest achievement?
If you were to die and come back as a person or thing, what do you think it would be?
Where would you like to live?
I’m fine here.
What is your most treasured possession?
My blue bear.
What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
What is your most marked characteristic?
Who are your favorite writers?
Khaled Houssini, JK Rowling, Nicole Krauss, Abraham Verghese
Who is your favorite hero of fiction?
Who is your favorite heroine of fiction?
Who are your favorite painters?
Claude Monet, Gustave Caillebotte, Mary Cassat, Abbott Handerson Thayer.
Which historical figure do you most identify with?
Who are your heroes in real life?
What is your greatest regret?
How would you like to die?
What is your motto?
“When given the choice between being right or being kind, choose kind.” —Dr. Wayne Dyer