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Shirley Hiers answers Proust questionnaire
Shirley Hiers - photo by Photo provided.
1. What do you feel is your greatest achievement?
Excelling as a traditional cookie-baking "Granny" to my three grandsons, Josh, Joseph, and Clay Davis.

2. What, to you, is perfect happiness?
Peace of mind, glass of wine, cool night air and an outdoor fire.

3. What’s the best advice you’ve ever been given?
“Put on your stilettos and step out of the fog.” - Fr. Richard Purcell

4. If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?
Becoming capable of camouflaging my feelings at will, rather than being totally transparent.

5. What is your greatest fear?
I fear losing my independence most of all, secondly, I have a fear of spiders.

6. What real or fictional person do you most identify with?
My grandmother, Floy Davis. She was tough, resilient, and candidly outspoken.

7. What is your greatest extravagance?
Visits to my hair stylist, Kim Stefan, at Mane Tamers.

8. If money wasn’t an object, how would you spend your time?
Creating a “quiet place” with beautiful vegetable and flower gardens, where I could enjoy each day, along with lots and lots of butterflies and birds.

9. What is your favorite thing about yourself?
My sense of humor, which enables me to live one day at a time and shrug off the “what ifs.”

10. What trait do you most admire in another person?

11. What trait do you most deplore in another person?
An air of self-importance.

12. What talent would you most like to have?
The ability to sing.

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