Very interesting questions offered by ellen_fremedon
I think the way this thing works is, if you want me
to interview you,
comment me and I'll answer you with questions. 1.) What's one book that you always wanted to like more than you did? Why do you think you couldn't get into it?
Three for one: Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials
trilogy. All these people whose taste I admire keep recommending it to me. I made it about halfway through Book Two and then just gave up.
I've complained about this elsewhere. The ideas are incredibly original, but the writing is often so sketchy that it's more like an outline. There's very little support for why characters do or say what they do.2.) Describe an item of clothing that you no longer own, but that you loved to wear.
Ooh! In college I had this gorgeous sweater-vest. It was wool, but it felt like cashmere, in this grayed-down shade of purple that went with a surprising number of my clothes. Very comforting. I used to wear it over a white T-shirt. (Hey, it was the eighties.)
Alas, it was a casualty of my slobbiness -- first it got bleached out with a big toothpaste spot right over one boob, and then I caught it on a nail and ripped it.3.) What's the best compliment anyone has ever given you? thinks
I'm sure people have given me good compliments, but my favorite thing to hear is, "Yes! That's it exactly!"4.) When was the last time you sang in public?
If you mean performed,
last Sunday, with the choir. (Did you know that if you sing the word "holy" forty-six times, it begins to lose all meaning?) If you mean "sang where other people could hear you," I was singing Paul McCartney's "Just Another Day" in the gym shower this morning. 5.) If you had to live the rest of your life without committing one deadly sin, which one would you find it the easiest to avoid?
Whoa. Not sloth, that's for sure ... Not gluttony ... On the surface it may look like I'm trying to live a life without anger, but in fact that probably means I'm more
prone to it than most people ...
Actually, odd as it may seem, I might find it easiest to give up lust.