I think that sometimes it's good to focus on favorite things, and on favorite choices. Here's a simple poll which dwells upon which thing one would choose, if one must choose from someone else's list.
Among these choices, my favorite animal is:
the flying squirrel
the duckbill platypus
My favorite television phrase among the following is:
"Let's be careful out there"
"Jane, you ignorant slut"
"please state the nature of your emergency"
The musical instrument I'd most love to play among the following is:
If I could be anywhere but where I am now, I'd spend the morning:
walking the streets of a foreign city
walking through deep, cool woods far away
walking in a quaint small town three hundred miles away
walking in an art gallery I've adored but never visited
walking in a huge open air market in an inexpensive country
My favorite guilty pleasure food is
If I must choose a form of fame, I choose as my favorite:
public crusader for the under-privileged
oft-published poet asked to give readings nation-wide
best known DJ on the local alternative station
best known music critic for the local alternative paper
My favorite way among the following to spend a quiet Sunday afternoon would be:
reading obscure magazines at the library
lying on an open field, staring at the clouds
taking a walk around my neighborhood
sitting on a patio chair, reading a good book