Kaylene Lynn Bere


Age: 29 years old

Lives: Borough of Gettysburg

From: I was born and raised in Gettysburg

Educated at: Gettysburg Schools and 21st Century Cyber School

Family: Two daughters, one sister, my mother and her husband, one aunt, a few uncles, and two cousins.

Job: Manager of the Ragged Edge Coffee House

Job’s reward: Besides how much I love coffee, its rewarding to see our customers happier and excited to have visited our shop than before they came in. I love when they’re happy!

Job’s frustration: When people have the common misconception that we are a fast food restaurant.

Very first job was: Busing tables at General Pickett’s Buffet.

Favorite food: Broccoli. Yes, that’s right, broccoli.

Pets: I have three cats, two rats, and one snake.

Hero: Katherine Hepburn. That woman was fierce.

Hobbies: I love reading, and spending as much time as possible with my girls. We like to be outside a lot.

Pet peeves: Messes.

Collects: I collect books and stones, I’ve recently added plants to my collection.

Best friend: Crystal, Jaime, and Amie.

You would like to have witnessed what event in history: That’s a hard one... Probably the fall of the Berlin Wall.

Event that changed your life: When my oldest daughter was born.

Your scariest moment: That time I slayed that dragon.

Your first memory: Among the first is riding down the stairs on my mattress with my sister.

Trait inherited from parents: Immense compassion, I get that from my mother.

Piece of advice you live by: “Do the best you can until you know better. Then, when you know better, do better.” Maya Angelou

Who needs a hug: Everyone.

Favorite reading/author: Harry Potter, I’m currently working my way through all of Stephen King’s work.

Favorite spot on earth: The mountains, in the woods.

Website you visit most: BudgetBytes.com

Would like concert tickets to see: Madonna

One bad habit: I think too much.

3 items on your bucket list: Travel the world, go to Harry Potter World, explore somewhere rich in ancient history like Egypt or Greece.

Five minutes with: My grandparents.

What skill or lesson would you like to learn? I want to learn how to make my own chocolate, starting with cacao beans.

What would make the world a better place? Love and Education for everyone.

What is the best piece of news you received lately that you would like to share? I have a wonderful friend who is coming to visit.

How would you like to be remembered? I want to be remembered as an accepting person, a humanitarian, strong and independent, and as a mother who loved her children more than life itself.

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