First Person (Carolyn Diller)
Where did you grow up: Princeton.
Family: Widowed. Three children, eight grandchildren and one great-grandson.
Pets: Not now, but we had a beautiful honey-colored cocker spaniel for 17 years and four cats.
Occupation: I run The Covered Bridge Fudge Shop at 915 N Main St.
What is the last song you listened to: “You”ll Never Walk Alone.”
What is the last book you read: “Firefly” by my brother-in-law, Dick Diller.
What is the last television show you watched: “Downton Abby.”
If you were stranded on a desert island and could have just one meal for the rest of your life, what would it be: Cold salmon, sliced tomatoes, corn on the cob and watermelon.
If you were stranded on a desert island and could take only one thing with you, what would it be: A picture album with pictures of my husband, our children and grandchildren.
What is your favorite local restaurant: Oriental Gardens.
If someone handed you a million dollars, how would you spend it: Pay off bills; pay for grandchildren’s education; donate to my church and local organizations; and invest the rest.
People would be surprised to know that you: That I graduated from Augustana Nursery in Chicago, and I’m a pediatric nurse.
What is your favorite thing about the city you live in: The history.
If you could change one thing about your town, what would it be: Lower living expenses.