St. Charles resident Katrina Laflin, 42, was at the opening of the new Creek Bend Nature Center in St. Charles when she answered 10 questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda Schory.
Where did you grow up? On a farm in LaGrange County, Ind.
Pets? A kitty named Sophie
Who would play you in the movie of your life? Reese Witherspoon
First job? Baby-sitting
As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? An art teacher. I did not become that. I became a landscape architect.
A book you’d recommend? “The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America” by Erik Larson
What game show would you be on? “Double Dare”
Favorite charity? Habitat for Humanity
Favorite local restaurant? It’s a tie between Francesca’s by the River and The Office, both in St. Charles.
What is an interesting factoid about yourself? I have a day lily named after me, named Katrina Leigh. It’s a bright, deep blood-red with a yellow throat. Very pretty.