Getting to know Bravura – George Masswohl

Want to peek into George Masswohl’s head… check out his answers to questions from the Proust Questionnaire!

Your favorite virtue. PATIENCE.

 

George has Patience

George and Bruce Dow in Patience at the Stratford Festival (2000)

Your favorite qualities in a man. QUIET STRENGTH.

Your favorite qualities in a woman. THE SAME, I SUPPOSE… BUT A BIT OF VOLUME DOESN’T HURT IN A PINCH ;-). 

Your chief characteristic. EVENNESS.Even

What you appreciate the most in your friends. LOYALTY.

Your main fault. MESSINESS?

Your favourite occupation. CREATING, COLLECTIVELY.

Your idea of happiness. IDEAS, HAPPILY COMING TO FRUITION.Ideas

Your idea of misery. HOPELESSNESS.Hopeless

If not yourself, who would you be? I ABSOLUTELY CAN’T IMAGINE.IMG_6386

Where would you like to live? NEXT TO BIG WATER.Big Water

Your favourite colour. BLUE.DarkBlue

Your favourite flower. I LIKE A PEONY – TULIPS, IN ABUNDANCE, IN SPRINGTIME.

Tulips

Peonies
Your favourite bird. BIG.
Big Bird

Your favorite prose authors. ROALD DAHL, C.S. LEWIS.

Your favorite poets. ELIOT, THOMAS, YEATS, BIRNEY, HOMER, WHITMAN, Seuss…

Your favorite heroes in fiction. CHARLIE BUCKET.  ERNIE.  BERT.


Your favorite heroines in fiction. LEATHER TUSCADERO.
Leather Tuscadero
Your favorite composers. LENNON/MCCARTNEY, SIMON/GARFUNKEL, SONDHEIM, RODGERS/HAMMERSTEIN…

Your favorite painters. JEH MACDONALD, BILL REID, MONET, IVAN ALBRIGHT, CHAGALL…

 

Your heroes in real life.  MY FOLKS.
THE GUY WHO INTERVENED, SAVING ME FROM BEING BEATEN UP (MORE) AND STABBED BY A MOB OF KIDS WHEN I WAS 11.  HE WAS WEARING A JACKET THAT SAID “SAINTS” ON THE BACK.Saints

Your favorite heroines in real life.  MALALA.
Malala Yousafzai
What characters in history do you most dislike? BULLIES.  OPPRESSORS.  FANATICS.  MISOGYNISTS.  RACISTS.

Your favorite food and drink. BEER AND WINGS.  CEREAL.  ORANGES.Beer and Wings

Your favorite names. I RATHER LIKE MINE.  MY GRANNY’S NAME WAS ISABELLE.  ALWAYS LIKED THAT ONE.George

What I hate the most. BULLIES.

World history characters I hate the most. SEE ABOVE.

The military event I admire the most. NORMANDY.  D-DAY.
THE ONE I’D TRULY ADMIRE MOST WOULD BE THE LAYING DOWN OF ARMS.d-day

The reform I admire the most. ANY CHANGE THAT EASES SUFFERING.

The natural talent I’d like to be gifted with. BEING ABLE TO PUT THINGS TOGETHER.  IT TOOK ME 4 HOURS, 2 TRIPS TO THE HARDWARE STORE, AND 6 BAND-AIDS TO PUT UP A NEW LAUNDRY LINE LAST WEEK.  IT STILL SAGS AS A REMINDER OF MY SHORTCOMINGS.Clothesline

How I wish to die. PEACEFULLY.

What is your present state of mind. ALERT.Alert

For what fault have you most toleration? OVER-EXUBERANCE.Exuberant

Your favorite motto. LET IT BE.
OH YEAH – MY DAD USED TO SAY “GEORGE, DONT TRY TO CARRY TOO MANY THINGS AT ONCE!”  HE MEANT IT LITERALLY, BUT IT MORE OFTEN APPLIES METAPHORICALLY.  THAT’S A GOOD ONE.  THEY WORK WELL TOGETHER, DON’T THEY?Let it be

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One Response to Getting to know Bravura – George Masswohl

  1. Sue McQueen says:

    Very nice George, I feel like I know you better and would like to sit down and have beer and wings with you and friends. 😊

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