Proust Questionnaire
Bylle Redford
What is your current state of mind? 
Wary
 
What is your idea of complete happiness? 
To have lived to my full potential as a human being 
 
What is your greatest fear? 
Failure
 
Which historical figure do you most identify with? 
Rosa Luxemburg (1870–1919) 
Which living person do you most admire?
My husband, next to Pope Francis
 
What do you most value in your friends? 
Graciousness and honesty
 
What is your main fault?
Leaving too many lights on inside the house
 
What is the trait you most dislike in others? 
Verbal aggressiveness
 
What is your greatest indulgence?
Tequila
 
Where would you like to live? 
Where I live
 
What do you consider the most overrated virtue? 
Moral excellence
 
Which words or phrases do you most overuse?
Honestly
 
Who are your favorite writers? 
Rainer Maria Rilke, Günter Grass, Goete, Virginia Wolf
 
Who is the greatest love of your life?
My husband 
 
When and where were you happiest? 
Right now, right here
 
What do you hate most of all? 
I don’t hate
 
If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?
My height
 
What do you consider your greatest achievement? 
Every new piece of art I create
 
If you were to die and come back as a person or thing, what would it be?
One of our dogs
 
What is your most treasured possession? 
My painting brushes and palette knives
 
What is your favorite occupation?
Painter/artist
 
What is the principal aspect of your personality? 
Openness to experience
 
How would you like to die?
I don’t
 
What is your motto?
Peace, love, hope, and respect