Would you rather go hiking or watch TV?
Do you wish you were born into a big family, medium-sized family, or as an only child?
Did you enjoy PE class in school? What were your favorite classes?
If you are presently attending church, how did you come to join it? I’m a heathen, so I’m definitely interested in this answer. Especially if it’s the same church your parents went to, you went there as a child, and now you go with your children.
Is there a cause you would be willing to die for? (I’m not really sure why this is in the politics section of the book, but there ya go.) Hmm. Cause? An inanimate thing, an idea, a belief…? Maybe in my late teens/early twenties, when I cared more (HAH!)… but …
Do you have a hard time waking up in the morning? Urrrrrrrrrrrrrrgh. Yes. Mostly. Somewhat? When I’m still IN bed, my mind usually starts going a million miles and hour about things I want/need to get done during the day. But by the time I stand up, minutes later, I’m …
If you went to a beach and it turned out to be a nude beach, would you stay and go swimming? Me? Heck yeah! What’s the big deal? Bodies. We all have them. None of the nudists I know are pervs; they’re about being nude, not about being naked (if …
What things are you good at, that your parents were good at, too? Borderline hoarding. Making piles of things to go through later. Sweeping said piles into boxes, to go through even later. The super-power of no flat surface being safe near me, I will explode all over it. Oh, …
Hey, what, what?! Remember these? I found my book of questions while I was cleaning up my office over my vacation staycation whatever I just had, so let’s bring it back! Man, today’s question is really going to date some people, because kids today have ALL THE THINGS. When you …
Do you live in the moment, dwell on the moment, or dream of the future? — All three!
How old were you when you got married? — The first time I got married, I was 24; the second time I was 33.
If you were in prison, what would you do with your time? — Well, if I wasn’t allowed to knit, or train dogs… I would probably get as many at-a-distance college degrees as I could in the time I had, because all that studying would give me something to do. …
Is there usually a TV on in your house at any time of day? — Up until I started working at home, I would have said no — only in the evening. But now that I’m home all day, sometimes I have it on because I’m working in the living …
Were your grandparents born in America? If not, how did they get here (or do they still live overseas)? Being about the fourth or fifth generation born here, on both sides of my family, I’m really interested to hear stories of people who are not!
What was your most favorite subject in elementary school, and what was the one you dreaded the most?
What was the profession you most often mentioned when people asked you what you were going to be when you grew up?
What, if anything, should be the role of prayer in childhood?
What is society’s greatest barrier to peace?
If you had to live in either Los Angeles or New York City, which would you pick? Why?
What do you find more acceptable – older men with younger women? Or younger men with older women? Does it even matter? Do you even notice?
When you can not sleep, what do you think about? How do you try to get back to sleep?
Would you compete in a beauty pageant? What would your talent be?
Are you an only child? When growing up, did you sibling embarrass you? How about now that you are grown up?
What early lesson from childhood have you continued to follow throughout your life?