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First Person (Jennifer Flesher)

City: Princeton.

Where did you grow up: Catlin, Ill.

Family: My mom and dad.

Pets: Abby, a black lab.

Occupation: Teaching assistant for Easter Seals.

What is the last song you listened to: “Bartender” by Lady Antebellum.

What is the last book you read: “Deja Dead” by Kathy Reich.

What is the last television show you watched: “Bones.”

If you were stranded on a desert island and could have just one meal for the rest of your life, what would it be: Ham and my mom’s homemade macaroni and cheese.

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

What is your favorite local restaurant: Myrtles’s pie!

If someone handed you a million dollars, how would you spend it: I would pay off my student loans and then buy a house.

People would be surprised to know that you: I’m scared of cats. They are like ninjas. You never know where they will jump out from.

What is your favorite thing about the city you live in: I like the fountain when it works.

If you could change one thing about your town, what would it be: I would want the park benches on Main Street turned around to face the road and the fountain turned back on.

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