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.