St. Charles resident Meg Currell, 44, was at Biggby Coffee in St. Charles when she answered 11 questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda Schory.
Where did you grow up? St. Charles
Pets? A red and white Irish setter named Dudley, and two cats, Daisy and Ferris
Who would play you in the movie of your life? Judi Dench
First job? Baby-sitting
As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? A priest. I became an editor of educational materials.
A book you’d recommend? “Straight Man: A Novel” by Richard Russo
Favorite charity? Shriners Hospital for Children in Chicago
Do you speak another language? French
Do you play an instrument? I play and teach piano.
Hobbies? I volunteer with political organizations. I am volunteering with the St. Charles mayoral race for Ray Rogina. I also volunteer for the Progressive Caucus.
What is an interesting factoid about yourself? I met Wynton Marsalis and Elie Wiesel.