Batavia resident Terry Allen was at Art in Your Eye in Batavia when she answered nine questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda Schory.
Where did you grow up? Dixon
Pets? A Pomeranian-shih tzu mix named Leo, a cat named Jasmine and a guinea pig named Audrey
First job? Helping care for my aunt’s seven children, five days a week for $5 a week.
As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? Either a teacher or work for the CIA. I worked with kids in many ways working with education tax boards, and now I just finished my master’s degree in counseling for families.
A book you’d recommend? “How to Train Your Dragon” series by Cressida Cowell
Do you speak another language? French
Favorite charity? Planned Parenthood of America and the YWCA
Favorite local restaurant? Tribella Bar and Grill in Batavia
What is an interesting factoid about yourself? I lived in a home in Dixon that Ronald Reagan lived in as a kid 50 years after he left.