In the Easy Chair with ... Kelly Tremaine

In the Easy Chair with ... Kelly Tremaine

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AGE: 48

OCCUPATION: Associate publisher, Sun Media Group.

RESIDENCE: Westerly.

BORN, RAISED & GREW UP IN: Born in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., raised and grew up in Clearwater, Fla.

RIGHT NOW I’M IN THE MIDDLE OF: Transitioning both professionally and personally to this wonderful new area.

FAVORITE WAY TO SPEND MY TIME: Dining out.

PROUDEST ACCOMPLISHMENT: Raising two girls, Alexis and Ashley, into adulthood.

I’D LIKE TO BE REMEMBERED FOR: Being a good husband, father, and friend.

TOP ON MY BUCKET LIST: Getting my youngest daughter out of college … one more year!

ALWAYS IN MY POCKET: Cell phone.

WHAT I WANTED TO BE WHEN I GREW UP: Professional athlete.

PERSON OR EXPERIENCE THAT HAS INFLUENCED ME THE MOST: My father, the late Alan Tremaine.

FAVORITE AUTHOR: James Patterson.

I AM READING: “Small Great Things,” by Jodi Picoult.

I AM LISTENING TO: Oscar music scores,

FAVORITE MOVIE: “Stepbrothers.”

FAVORITE TV SHOW: “Shameless.”

FAVORITE PET: My dog, Sadie, and our cat, Jack.

FAVORITE COMFORT FOOD: Chicken wings.

AMOUNT OF TIME I SPEND ON SOCIAL MEDIA: About two hours a day.

TRAIT I MOST ADMIRE: Perseverance.

PET PEEVE: Pushy people.

FAVORITE QUOTATION: “Experience is what you get when you didn’t get what you wanted” — Randy Pausch.

MY FAVORITE THING ABOUT OUR LITTLE CORNER OF THE WORLD: Love downtown Westerly, great vibe and restaurants!

CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT: A deck or screened-in porch!

LITTLE KNOWN FACT ABOUT ME: I sit on the executive board for a Crater (Meteor Crater Enterprises).

BEST ADVICE I EVER RECEIVED: If it’s too good to be true, it probably is!

ADVICE I BEST LIKE TO GIVE: Trust that people are good unless proven wrong.

IF I RULED THE WORLD I WOULD: Urge people to be more accepting of gender, race, partnerships, religion, status, etc. and not be so judgmental.

IF I WON THE LOTTERY, THE FIRST THING I WOULD DO IS: Tell my wife, Suzy, she no longer has to work!

I DRIVE A: Silver, 2013 BMW, X3

I WISH I DROVE A: New Jeep Wrangler.

ALWAYS IN MY FRIDGE: Seltzer water.

IF I COULD INVITE ONE SPECIAL PERSON TO JOIN ME FOR DINNER AND CONVERSATION, I WOULD INVITE: My father, as he died of cancer in 2009.

— Interview arranged and edited by Nancy Burns-Fusaro


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