Geneva resident Cheryl Pierini, 49, was at her garage sale during the Geneva Citywide Garage Sale when she answered 11 questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda Schory. †
Where did you grow up? Villa Park
Pets? A bichon frise named Stoki. It means mashed potatoes in Swiss-German.
Who would play you in the movie of your life? Goldie Hawn
First job? Baby-sitting
As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? An actress. I became a dental hygienist.
A book you’d recommend? “Trinity” by Leon Uris
Favorite charity? Salvation Army, American Cancer Society – all of them
Do you speak another language? German. I lived in Switzerland for eight years.
Do you play an instrument? Piano
Favorite local restaurant? The Gratto Italian Tapas in Geneva
What is an interesting factoid about yourself? I was in communications in college and interviewed John Drury from WGN and WLS.