West Chicago resident Kim Schroeder, 65, was working at the Wasco Nursery in Campton Hills when she answered 10 questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda Schory.
Where did you grow up? Mt. Prospect
Pets? Three dogs, a Boston terrier named Bailey; Schotzie, a Dachshund; and Peanut, a shih tzu. I had four, but, Choco, a German short-haired pointer, just recently died.
Who would play you in the movie of your life? Meryl Streep
First job? Carson Pirie Scott at Randhurst
As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? An artist. I was an art major in school at the Art Institute in Chicago, and I became that as I use art in my work here in landscape design.
A book you’d recommend? “Salmon Fishing in the Yemen” by Paul Torday and the movie, too
Favorite charity? Vietnam Veterans
What game show would you be on? “Wheel of Fortune”
Favorite local restaurant? The Lodge in Campton Hills
What is an interesting factoid about yourself? I met John Wayne when I used to work for the Hyatt Regency O’Hare.