au revoir, marcel.
WHAT IS THE QUALITY YOU MOST ADMIRE IN A WOMAN? strength of purpose
WHAT IS IT YOU MOST DISLIKE? dithering mumblers
WHAT DO YOU VALUE MOST IN YOUR FRIENDS? listening without judgment
HOW WOULD YOU LIKE TO DIE? quickly and painlessly
IF YOU WERE TO DIE AND COME BACK AS A PERSON OR AN ANIMAL, WHAT DO YOU THINK IT WOULD BE? i would like to be a modestly successful writer in the early 20th century. i never think of myself as an animal, although i am enamored of giraffes and their thick, long, black tongues.
IF YOU COULD CHOOSE AN OBJECT TO COME BACK AS, WHAT WOULD YOU CHOOSE? the sphinx
WHAT IS YOUR MOTTO (WORDS YOU LIVE BY OR THAT MEAN A LOT TO YOU)? quality is never an accident.
WHO HAS BEEN THE GREATEST INFLUENCE ON YOU? my mother haunts me the most, followed quickly by mary, and then all of those excellent teachers too many to name in one sitting and for such diverse reasons. and of course, there have been business mentors, whether they knew it or not. aren’t we constantly being influenced to greater and lesser degrees?