In the Easy Chair with Caroline Badowski

In the Easy Chair with Caroline Badowski



AGE: 45.

OCCUPATION: Librarian at the Westerly Public Library.

RESIDENCE:  Warwick.

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


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