Sunday, February 11, 2007
Routt County Joshua K. Carrell
Occupation: Steamboat Springs Police Department patrol officer
Place of birth: Steamboat Springs
Q. When did you move to Routt County and what brought you here?
A. I'm a born and raised local
Q. What's the biggest risk you've taken recently?
A. Becoming a dad
Q. Describe your morning routine.
A. Depends on the shift, but I'm usually up at 5 a.m., start the truck, shower and head to work
Q. Has a book ever changed your life? What was it and why?
A. The Bible - principles and ethical standards to live by.
Q. What's the best piece of advice you've ever been given?
A. No one is as interested in what you have to say other than yourself; in other words, listen before you speak.
Q. What are the first three things you tell new acquaintances about yourself?
A. Talk about my wonderful wife, new baby, Jasmine, and yes, I am a native.
Q. What did you want to be when you grew up?
Q. If you could invite any four people to dinner, who would they be and what would you talk about?
A. My wife and family, just to get together again and harass each other
Q. Do you collect anything?
A. Anything that is free
Q. In the Meatloaf song, "I would do anything for love, but I won't do that," what is that?
A. Eat liver
Q. What was your first job?
A. Fixing fence on a ranch
Q. Who is your favorite superhero? Why?
A. Jesus, because he has already done it all for us
Q. Do you have a tattoo? If so, what of and why did you chose it?
Q. Do you have any phobias?
Q. If you could go back in time, to what event or time period would you go?
A. I'd go to the wagon trail period to homestead as much land as possible in Steamboat
Q. What is your favorite thing to do in Routt County?
Song: "Fuel" by Metallica
Sport to watch: Football
Vacation spot: This time of year, any place with sandy beaches and plenty of sunshine
Do you know someone interesting who you would like to see profiled? Call Brent Boyer at 871-4233 or e-mail him at email@example.com