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First Person (Sharon Anderson)

City you live in: Tiskilwa.

Where did you grow up: Tiskilwa.

Family: Husband, Bill; son, Ted; granddaughter, Savanna.

Pets: Ruby, my dog; Charlie, my cat.

Occupation: Tiskilwa Library clerk.

What is the last song you listened to: “Silent Night.”

What is the last book you read: “Lethal” by Sandra Brown.

What is the last TV show you watched: A Hallmark Christmas movie.

If you were stranded on a desert island and could have just one meal for the rest of your life, what would it be: Fried chicken.

If you were stranded on a desert island and could only take one thing with you, what would it be: My husband.

What is your favorite local restaurant: Prime Quarter.

If someone handed you a million dollars, how would you spend it: Help my family and remodel my kitchen.

People would be surprised to know that you: My life is an open book.

What is your favorite thing about the city you live in: People care for each other.

If you could change one thing about your town, what would it be: I wish we still had Casey’s.

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