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Given my recent LJsilence, I thought I would take part in the interview meme that is probably the longest running meme in LJhistory (if there are no more CHEERuptions). For those unfamiliar with the rules . . .

1 -- Leave a comment to this post requesting to be interviewed.
2 -- I will respond by asking five questions.
3 -- You will post the questions I asked you, along with your truthful responses in your own journal.
4 -- You'll include these or similar instructions along with your answers.
5 -- You'll ask other people five questions when they request to be interviewed.


Interviewed by thelast5years
1. What's your favorite musical theater song?
This answer changes more often than my hair color! I'm a sucker for the sad and/or angry songs that really show us the inner workings of a character. Right now, I'm all about Lot's Wife from Caroline, or Change, but some songs I've obsessed over in the past include Anyone Can Whistle from ACW, Please from Miss Saigon, Twisted Every Way from Phantom, If I Didn't Believe in You from L5Y(honestly, all of L5Y), Words he Doesn't Say from Romance Romance, and She's a Woman from Kiss of the Spider Woman.

2. Have you ever been married?
No. ewww, taco.

3. What's your favorite book?
non-fiction - Becoming a Man by Paul Monette. Fiction - The Dark Tower series by Stephen King (is it Sep 24, yet?)

4. What's your guilty musical pleasure?
Oklahoma. I hate all the other R&H stuff, but love Oklahoma. I swore my first voice teacher to secrecy, and would sing it in lessons.

5. What is your name?
Stewart Thomas Hadley, Jr.

Comments

( 24 comments — Leave a comment )
myluckyclover
Aug. 29th, 2004 10:49 am (UTC)
Hello


I am requesting to be interviewed...
hapgood
Aug. 29th, 2004 12:42 pm (UTC)
Re: Hello
1. Flint, because it was where you landed, or because it's where you want to be? Support your answer.
2. What are your life goals for the next five years?
3. Favorite movie of all time?
4. What is your greatest accomplishment to date?
5. Who are your role models?
myluckyclover
Aug. 29th, 2004 02:11 pm (UTC)
My responses.



1.) Flint because I landed here, was born here and now I feel stuck here. As if I am in a mood of comfort, familiarity. I am here because I have been and feel comfortable here. Scared perhaps to wonder to other places i.e. Chicago, Dallas,Toronto. Although I have a high penchant love for the City of Flint, because I know where it has been, what it was, and what it can become.

2.) Pay off my bills, Save Money, Finish learning to play piano, Be happy with myself, Educate and master the Kabbalah more, Travel to Europe, Get my Real Estate Brokers License, Learn Sign Language.

3.) Grease

4.) Great Accomplishment to date is the purchase of my new home. And being able to continue the restoration of it. And I need to not forget to mention being an Awesome Uncle Ryan, to my niece Mackenzie.

5.) Role Models are My Mother, she has been through so much, and gives so much. But is always there to give even more, she takes care of her family and friends first, then if there is any left, she then gives to herself. I also consider (please don't laugh) CHER to be one of my role models. Not only has she hit rock bottom numerous times, but she also has re invented herself through out the 10 decades (okay I am exaggerating) she has been around. And she never gives up, she always tries, even if she fails. She continues to prove people wrong, and make herself better. Plus she is very compassionate, and if she does wrong she admits it, apologizes and tries to make it right.. All of which I think are admirable.



mister_biv
Aug. 29th, 2004 12:04 pm (UTC)
Interview me!

As if there's anything you could possibly want to know about me and don't. :-)
hapgood
Aug. 29th, 2004 12:48 pm (UTC)
1. Are you ready to move back, yet?
2. What is your theory of personal happiness (what brings you joy)?
3. Tell about a movie that changed your life.
4. If you could appoint anyone US President, who would you choose?
5. Who do you want to be when you grow up?
myluckyclover
Aug. 29th, 2004 09:30 pm (UTC)


What makes you tick?
quelita
Aug. 29th, 2004 12:47 pm (UTC)
Because your LJsilence is only topped by *my* LJsilence (2 months and counting), I will be interviewed. I'm headed off to visit the man on Weds., so do it fast!
R.
hapgood
Aug. 29th, 2004 12:53 pm (UTC)
1. Currently, who is the most influential theorist or practitioner on the way you work with clients?

2. What is your greatest weakness as a clinician after completing a M&F program (it better not be systems work!)?

3. How much did you pay for the most expensive shoes that are in current wear rotation?

4. What's your next career move, either practical, ideal, or both?

5. What do you miss about Mt Pleasant (be honest)?
quelita
Aug. 29th, 2004 04:57 pm (UTC)
I did it. See my newly updated journal for the exciting conclusion to this meme.

R.
annienialle
Aug. 29th, 2004 01:53 pm (UTC)
OK Stewart, I'll bite. Please interview me.

This could be interesting...
hapgood
Aug. 29th, 2004 02:01 pm (UTC)
1. Relate briefly the story of how you and Mike met and fell in love.

2. Talk about three things you miss about CMU/Mt Pleasant

3. How did Milhouse get inside your underwear drawer?

4. Tell about a song that changed your life.

5. The ultimate interview question - What is your REAL theory about children and learning? Don't give me the bullshit stock answer "all children can learn, I'm but a catalyst" show us your teaching soul.
fruittree36
Aug. 29th, 2004 02:12 pm (UTC)
I'll bite, interview me please.
hapgood
Aug. 29th, 2004 03:08 pm (UTC)
1. Recommend a reasonably-priced but super-powered digital videocamera.

2. Share with us three reasons TO live in NYC.

3. Share with us three reasons NOT TO live in NYC (only three!).

4. What do you miss about CMU/Mt Pleasant?

5. Who has the best job in the world, and would you take their job given the chance?
xerofilter
Aug. 29th, 2004 04:20 pm (UTC)
do me, do me.
hapgood
Aug. 30th, 2004 03:48 pm (UTC)
1. define happiness
2. If you had nothing tying you here (bills, family, whatever) where would you get in the NEW CAR and drive to? I guess you could use a plane if you wanted to cross any large bodies of water.
3. What is there to miss about Oklahoma?
4. What is a good photograph?
5. What is your biggest challenge in life right now?
scurtigirl1
Aug. 29th, 2004 10:00 pm (UTC)
I'll jump on the bandwagon too
Interview me Stewart
hapgood
Aug. 30th, 2004 03:50 pm (UTC)
Re: I'll jump on the bandwagon too
1. Stock question-What do you honestly miss about CMU/Mt Pleasant?
2. Have you ever been in love? Elaborate.
3. Describe the perfect man?
4. Which Wicked song touches you most?
5. You have one wish, what is it for?
curlycutie
Aug. 29th, 2004 10:25 pm (UTC)
my turn! my turn! do me ( not literally... i'm sure right now you're going "eewww... TACO!")
hapgood
Aug. 30th, 2004 03:52 pm (UTC)
1. What do you like most about being a counselor?
2. What was the worst thing about your parent's divorce?
3. What is your greatest weakness as a counselor (sorry, this is stock)?
4. Are you ready to move back, yet? Like you didn't expect this.
5. Do you two have a date, or a month/year set?
tick043
Aug. 29th, 2004 10:59 pm (UTC)
I'll bite too. Go ahead and interview me cuz I know you'll come up with the ones that really make me think. Just like our walks. Can I bring snacks though?
hapgood
Aug. 30th, 2004 03:57 pm (UTC)
1. Tell us what you are doing today for yourself. Don't you dare say nothing.
2. What is love?
3. What is the most effective thing an individual can do today to protect our planet?
4. Why do you want to teach?
5. Are you okay? I worry about you lately. Maybe it's just a product of missing you, but there it is.
tick043
Aug. 30th, 2004 10:51 pm (UTC)
Hey sweety. thanks for the questions. You really did make me think. I posted my answers in my journal. Miss ya!
onthestairs
Aug. 30th, 2004 08:50 am (UTC)
I just want to say you made my day, mentioning "Anyone Can Whistle" as a favorite. I used to have a photocopy (out of a magazine? book? something) of Sondheim's original handwritten lyrics taped in a school planner, just so I could look at them and sigh reverently when the mood struck. Just gorgeous.
hapgood
Aug. 30th, 2004 03:55 pm (UTC)
ACW changed my life. When I first heard it, I so identified with Fay (of course you can whistle, just fuckin' practice!). Years, and a few breakdowns, later, I realize that my life is a journey of becoming less Fay and more Hapgood (thus the name). It's a worthy journey. Sondheim is ???? (I couldn't come up with a way to finish this sentence without sounding trite).
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