OCCUPATION: Librarian at the Westerly Public Library.
BORN, RAISED & GREW UP IN: Vernon, New Jersey.
RIGHT NOW I’M IN THE MIDDLE OF: Looking for furniture for my house.
I ENJOY SPENDING MY TIME: Curled up on my couch with the fire going and watching something completely mindless.
MY PROUDEST ACCOMPLISHMENT: Getting my education. I loathed going to school from day one, but I stuck with it.
I’D LIKE TO BE REMEMBERED FOR: Being kind.
TOP ON MY BUCKET LIST: Going to Paris, France
ALWAYS IN MY POCKET: Lip balm.
WHAT I WANTED TO BE WHEN I GREW UP: I wanted to be a teacher until I spent a year substituting.
PERSON WHO HAS INFLUENCED ME THE MOST: It would have to be my parents, Ann and Walter.
FAVORITE AUTHOR: Neil Gaiman.
BOOKS ON MY NIGHT STAND: “Magpie murders” by Anthony Horowitz.
I AM LISTENING TO: An audiobook “The silent wife” by A.S.A. Harrison.
FAVORITE MOVIE: “Miss Congeniality.” “Detroit.”
LAST MOVIE WATCHED: “Detroit.”
FAVORITE TV SHOW: “It’s always sunny in Philadelphia”
FAVORITE SONG: “Shut up and dance” by Walk the Moon
FAVORITE COMFORT FOOD: Pizza.
SOCIAL NETWORKING SITES I USE MOSTLY: Facebook.
TRAIT I MOST ADMIRE: Kindness.
PET PEEVE: Loud noises/people
FAVORITE QUOTATION: “If you laugh, you think, and you cry, that's a full day. That’s a heck of a day. You do that seven days a week, you’re going to have something special.”- Jimmy Valvano
MY FAVORITE THING ABOUT OUR LITTLE CORNER OF THE WORLD: Westerly Library and Wilcox Park, of course!
CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT: Cats. I’m a crazy cat lady.
LITTLE KNOWN FACT ABOUT ME: I’m a crazy cat lady :)
BEST ADVICE I EVER RECEIVED: Remember to be compassionate.
ADVICE I BEST LIKE TO GIVE: You’ll get through anything, just don’t stop moving.
IF I RULED THE WORLD I WOULD: Make the Monday after the Superbowl a national holiday.
IF I WON THE LOTTERY, THE FIRST THING I WOULD DO IS: I’d love to have a summer cottage in a tiny village in Scotland.
I DRIVE A: Silver 2016 Honda Fit.
I WISH I DROVE A: Tesla. Any model.
ALWAYS IN MY FRIDGE: Lime seltzer.
IF I COULD HOST A DINNER PARTY WITH A GROUP OF PEOPLE FROM THE PAST, PRESENT OR FUTURE, I WOULD INVITE: All four of my grandparents. I was quite young when they died, so I’d love to get to know them.
— Interview arranged and edited by Nancy Burns-Fusaro