A. at the end of life, all that really matters is who you loved, and who loved you
A. Perfect happiness, if a feeling at all, would mean one could never be sad, mad, hurt, or disappointed again. Therefore, perfect happiness is not achievable in this lifetime, at least not on an everyday basis. However, if viewed as a state of being, (i.e. more like a state of joyfulness as opposed to a feeling or emotion), then one can experience the ill of negative emotion while simultaneously remaining joyful.
A. ice cream with Hershey's syrup
A. finishing my doctorate by 30 years old. I never thought I would even go for it