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Face time with Robin Rogers

Published: Tuesday, June 26, 2012 5:30 a.m. CST

Oak Park resident Robin Rogers, 58, was knitting a scarf at Wool and Co.’s World Wide Knit in Public event in St. Charles when she answered nine questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda Schory.

Where did you grow up? West side of Chicago.

Pets? A miniature dapple Daschund named Kodi, who is 12 years old and blind.

Who would play you in the movie of your life? Kathy Bates.

First job? At Alberto Culver, then at Rexall Drugs.

As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? I wanted to be a librarian, and I became one.

A book you’d recommend? “The Whistling Season” and “Work Song” by Ivan Doig.

Favorite charity? Misericordia, which provides a home and services for people with disabilities.

Hobbies? Knitting, beading, reading, gardening.

What is an interesting factoid about yourself? I went sky diving in 1986, and I went to Southeast Asia for five weeks, to Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam and Laos.

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