In the Easy Chair with ... Ken Trebisacci

In the Easy Chair with ... Ken Trebisacci

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AGE: 54

RESIDENCE: Westerly.

BORN, RAISED & GREW UP IN: Westerly. I’m a local boy who never left

RIGHT NOW I’M IN THE MIDDLE OF: Coaching cross-country for St. Pius X Regional Academy and preparing for the 89th annual Mount Carmel Celebration.

FAVORITE WAY TO SPEND MY TIME: With my family and friends and at this time of year, preparing for the Feast Day of Our Lady of Mount Carmel.

PROUDEST ACCOMPLISHMENT: My two children, Luke and Giovanna.

I’D LIKE TO BE REMEMBERED FOR: My involvement with the Mount Carmel Feast committee and for being a nice guy.

TOP ON MY BUCKET LIST: Travel to Calabria and visit the house where my grandfather was born.

ALWAYS IN MY POCKET: A prayer card.

WHAT I WANTED TO BE WHEN I GREW UP: I always knew I wanted to be involved with the Mount Carmel.

PERSON WHO OR EXPERIENCE THAT HAS INFLUENCED ME THE MOST: My grandfather, Joe Cozzolino. He always took the time to teach me new things.

FAVORITE AUTHOR: Bill O’Reilly.

I AM READING: “The Story of America’s First Spy Ring,” by Alexander Rose.

I AM LISTENING TO: AC/DC or any classic rock.

FAVORITE MOVIE: “It’s a Wonderful Life.”

FAVORITE TV SHOW: “The Honeymooners.”

FAVORITE PET: Mambo my crazy dog (but don’t tell the cats or the rabbit).

FAVORITE COMFORT FOOD: Homemade pasta, can’t get enough of it.

AMOUNT OF TIME I SPEND ON SOCIAL MEDIA: Too much.

TRAIT I MOST ADMIRE: Honesty.

PET PEEVE: Dishonesty.

FAVORITE QUOTATION: Give it up to the Lord.

MY FAVORITE THING ABOUT OUR LITTLE CORNER OF THE WORLD: So versatile with the beach, the park, and the revived downtown. And ,of course, our annual celebration to Our Lady of Mount Carmel.

CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT: My family.

LITTLE KNOWN FACT ABOUT ME: I restore statues.

BEST ADVICE I EVER RECEIVED: Treat others the way you want to be treated.

ADVICE I BEST LIKE TO GIVE: Good manners go a long way.

IF I RULED THE WORLD I WOULD: Put my wife in charge.

IF I WON THE LOTTERY, THE FIRST THING I WOULD DO IS: Share it with my family.

I DRIVE A: 2003 Volvo XC70

I WISH I DROVE A: Brand new Ford F250 pickup truck.

ALWAYS IN MY FRIDGE: Lemonade.

IF I COULD INVITE ONE SPECIAL PERSON TO JOIN ME FOR DINNER AND CONVERSATION, I WOULD INVITE: George Washington, I would love to get more information on the Culper Spy Ring he started.

— Interview arranged and edited by Nancy Burns-Fusaro


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