In the Easy Chair with ... Josh Behan

In the Easy Chair with ... Josh Behan

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AGE: 36.

OCCUPATION: Photographer.

RESIDENCE: Westerly.

BORN, RAISED & GREW UP IN: Ashaway.

RIGHT NOW I’M IN THE MIDDLE OF: Editing photos.

FAVORITE WAY TO SPEND MY TIME: At Napatree Point with my family.

PROUDEST ACCOMPLISHMENT: Easily, our two kids, Piper and Eli.

I’D LIKE TO BE REMEMBERED FOR: Being a nice guy.

TOP ON MY BUCKET LIST: See as much of the world as possible with my family.

ALWAYS IN MY POCKET: My phone.

WHAT I WANTED TO BE WHEN I GREW UP: Not sure. I’ll say happy, I guess.

PERSON WHO HAS INFLUENCED ME THE MOST: My wife, Amanda. Building our life over the last 13 years has been really cool.

FAVORITE AUTHORS: Cormac McCarthy, Kurt Vonnegut, Stephen King.

I AM READING: Unfortunately, haven’t had time lately, but “Smarter, Faster, Better” by Charles Duhigg is on the list.

I AM LISTENING TO: Neil Young at the moment.

LAST MOVIE WATCHED: “Hook.” (Eli loves pirates.)

FAVORITE MOVIE: “The Big Lebowski.”

FAVORITE TV SHOW: “Breaking Bad,” probably.

FAVORITE PET: Our goldendoodle, Lucy.

FAVORITE COMFORT FOOD: Shepherd’s pie.

AMOUNT OF TIME I SPEND ON SOCIAL MEDIA: Way too much.

TRAIT I MOST ADMIRE: Honesty.

PET PEEVE: 45.

FAVORITE QUOTATION: “It’s not about perfection, but authenticity” — Jeff Bridges.

MY FAVORITE THING ABOUT OUR LITTLE CORNER OF THE WORLD: The ocean.

CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT: Sleep.

LITTLE KNOWN FACT ABOUT ME: My dad and I were both voted most gullible in our high school classes.

BEST ADVICE I EVER RECEIVED: You should lie down at least once during every photoshoot to make it look like you’re working really hard.

ADVICE I BEST LIKE TO GIVE: Just be nice to people.

IF I RULED THE WORLD I WOULD: Probably have to get up earlier.

IF I WON THE LOTTERY, THE FIRST THING I WOULD DO IS: Pay off my mortgage.

I DRIVE A: White 2010 Nissan Armada.

I WISH I DROVE A: I like my vehicle, but I’ve always wanted a 1974 BMW 2002Ti.

ALWAYS IN MY FRIDGE: You name it: Gogurt (Eli), beer, string cheese, juice boxes ...

IF I COULD INVITE ONE SPECIAL PERSON TO JOIN ME FOR DINNER AND CONVERSATION, I WOULD INVITE: Barack Hussein Obama.

— Interview arranged and edited by Nancy Burns-Fusaro


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