Marcia Kloese, 59, Oak Lawn
What are your hobbies?
“I like puzzles like sudoku and word search. It’s good exercise for my brain. I like having a large vocabulary. I like crafts like making collages. And I like to cook. My favorite recipe is chicken and dumplings.”
What do you like about living in Oak Lawn?
“The Oak Lawn library. It’s a beautiful building. I like the second floor where you can look at all the trees. I like the computer lab. I don’t have the Internet at home, so I come here every day.”
What’s the last movie you saw?
“The last one was ‘The Family Stone.’ That’s one I own and watch over and over again. It’s about a family at Christmastime and there’s a new girlfriend visiting with one of the brothers, and how they give her a really hard time. It’s funny.”
What would you do if you were mayor for a day?
“I’d make more provision for the homeless. The library is a good refuge for them but I wish I could do more for them. It would be great to set up a liaison between the homeless and people who have room in their homes.”
Which person from history do you want to meet?
“Jesus Christ. He lives in eternity and He is still alive. He’s the only one who knows all about me. I’d ask Him for a hug.”