Monday, September 22, 2008

Election '08: Robert Morrill's Proust Questionnaire

Robert Morrill is a Republican seeking election to District #125 in the Maine House of Representatives. Click here to see if Morrill will be on your ballot on Tuesday, November 4.

What is your idea of perfect happiness?
Relaxing with my wife Martha, while knowing all our children are happy and living their own lives as they choose.
What is your current state of mind?
Euphoric. We had our first grandchild, Hunter Ahlias, this past weekend.
Which living person do you most admire?
My wife Martha. She has been my rock for 38 years through tough times.
What is your greatest fear?
I do not have a greatest fear. We have wonderful family and friends. Whatever tomorrow brings, it is God’s plan.
What is your greatest extravagance?
Hiring someone to mow my lawn.
What is the trait you most deplore in others?
Lack of consideration of others and their opinions.
What is your most marked characteristic?
Strong willed.
What is the trait you most deplore in yourself?
When I show a lack of consideration for others and their opinions.
Which living person do you most despise?
I do not despise or hate anyone. It is not Christian.
What do you consider the most overrated virtue?
Altruism defined as devotion to the welfare of others. The majority of individuals are only concerned with their own well-being.
What do you dislike most about your appearance?

Nothing. I am quite comfortable in my own skin.
If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?
More tolerance of others.
What is the quality you most like in a man?
The ability to show emotion without being embarrassed.
What is the quality you most like in a woman?

The ability to love and nurture in tough times.
Which words or phrases do you most overuse?
"You do not understand."
Which talent would you most like to have?
Professional golfer.
What or who is the greatest love of your life?
My wife Martha and our collective family.
When and where were you happiest?
Last Friday night when our grandson Hunter Ahlias was born in our presence.
Where would you like to live?

Eventually in warmer climates. I still have much to do in Maine.
What is your most treasured possession?
Pictures of family, as many have passed.
What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
Being emotionally lost and thinking like there is no way back.
What is your favorite occupation?
Being in a position as a team builder.
Who is your favorite hero of fiction?
Superman, because in actual life he showed real courage.
Who are your heroes in real life?
My mother and father in-laws, Agnes and Girard Giguere.
What do you most value in your friends?

Honesty and loyalty.
What is it that you most dislike?
When my friends are not honest and loyal.
What is your motto?
One of my favorites is “You either lead, follow, or get out of the way.”

- John C.L. Morgan

3 comments:

PresterJohn said...

This Q 'n A is a joke, right?

If not, this bozo needs serious group therapy.

Maine Ale said...

These Q & A's are very informative. I cannot believe John is providing such a helpful service to the community for free.

THANK YOU!!

PresterJohn said...

Totally agree! Not only informative, but wicked hilarious too.

As someone who has a financial steak (ouch) in Westbrook, I check out WD several times a week.

And a few of the feverish right-wing links are a hoot also.

Best, PJ