Wheaton resident Amaris Cordone, 42, was shopping at What’s Your Consigment in Geneva when she answered nine questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda Schory.
Where did you grow up? Northville, Mich.
Who would play you in the movie of your life? Uma Thurman
First job? A caddy
As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? I was always in the arts and that is what I became – I was a merchandizer for Crate and Barrel, choosing what the stores would carry.
A book you’d recommend? “The Feast Nearby: How I lost my job, buried a marriage, and found my way by keeping chickens, foraging, preserving, bartering, and eating locally (all on $40 a week)” by Robin Mather
Favorite charity? St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Do you speak another language? Polish
Favorite local restaurant? Smuzi Juice Bar and Cotto A Legna in Geneva and the The Jalapeno Grille in St. Charles
What is an interesting factoid about yourself? My husband travels a lot for business, so I’ve lived in France and Germany and visited Israel, Australia, Belgium, Italy, Spain, England, Poland and the Czech Republic.