The Proust Questionnaire

Have you ever completed The Proust Questionnaire? Made famous by Marcel Proust, this was a common parlor game during the Belle Epoque and supposedly unveils the aspirations and thoughts of those answering it. There are two known sets of answers by Proust – the first was from the mid-1880s when he was around 13 and the…

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Enraptured

1130: Stepped out of a hot shower 1135: Blinded momentarily by the strong, and unexpected, blaze of sunlight while going to the laundry area in the basement 1136: Dare I say that I was enraptured? 1140: Back in my apartment and energetically putting away clothes that had been hung out to dry since Tuesday. Thinking…

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