Ms. Baerenwald was interviewed by Katerina Hanson!
Katerina: Do you have any pets?
Ms. Baerenwald: I have two pets. One cat, and one labrador dog.
Katerina: Who is in your family?
Ms. Baerenwald: I’m married to my husband Steve and then I have two daughters that are all grown up.
Katerina: Do you have any siblings?
Ms. Baerenwald: I do! I come from a family of seven kids! So I come from a very, very big family, Katerina! How many siblings do you have?
Katerina: Where do you live?
Ms. Baerenwald: I live in River Falls, Wisconsin, on a little farm.
Katerina: What do you have on your farm?
Ms. Baerenwald: Well, I used to have cows and chickens and turkeys and horses.
Katerina: No zebras or giraffes?
Ms. Baerenwald: No, no giraffes and no zebras!
Katerina: What is your favorite place to visit?
Ms. Baerenwald: I like to go to Door County which is a gorgeous place in Wisconsin. Have you ever been there?
Ms. Baerenwald: It’s right above...well have you been to Wisconsin Dells?
Ms. Baerenwald: Oh, that should be on your bucket list. My kids said it was wonderful! But I like to go to the water. Door County is on the bay.
Katerina: What is your favorite animal?
Ms. Baerenwald: I think my favorite animal is the red panda!
Katerina: What do you do for fun?
Ms. Baerenwald: I like to do gardening and reading.
Katerina: Is there anything you’d like to be besides a speech teacher?
Ms. Baerenwald: I would like to be an artist!
Katerina: What are your favorite foods?
Ms. Baerenwald: Besides ice cream, I like...pizza.
Katerina: You can say more than one thing!
Ms. Baerenwald: Okay, I like pizza with everything on it!
Katerina: Tell us something interesting about you.
Ms. Baerenwald: Let’s see...I taught in China one summer! That was very cool, I loved that.
Katerina: That’s where one of my friends moved to. She was here in kindergarten but then she moved back to China.
Ms. Baerenwald: I don’t know if they have red pandas there, but of course they have giant pandas, don’t they?