Years lived in Toledo: on and off ~20 years
One song lyric to describe my ideal self: “I would walk 500 miles, and I would walk 500 more. Just to be the man.”
The best thing I’ve ever eaten in Toledo was: Kengo sushi.
The street I drive on/walk on most often is: Eleanor.
The best time I ever had in Toledo: Doing a Toledo themed scavenger hunt / live puzzle made by my wife for my 30th birthday with my best friend and ending in a party at The Heights.
If I could change one thing about Toledo: I would build a game store hang out in downtown.
If I knew I could get away with it, I would: Make a living stealing back stolen art for Museums.
The best view in Toledo: From the docks looking back on the city.
When I’m craving Dolla Dolla Tacos, I go to El Camino.
The Toledoan I most admire: I most admire Dave Geirke from TSA, because he has an uncanny ability to seem like the coolest guy in the room when he obviously isn’t.
Years lived in Toledo: 28
Occupation: Graphic Designer
My story, in one sentence: I have been immersed in the creative culture of Toledo since high school and am passionate about pushing better design into the city I love.
The best thing I’ve ever eaten in Toledo was: Tandoor’s Chicken Tikka Masala.
The street I drive on/walk on most often is: Adams St.
The best time I ever had in Toledo: So hard, most likely sometime during OWE Fest!
If I knew I could get away with it, I would: Explore every abandoned building in Toledo, one by one.
When I’m craving a familiar atmosphere, I go to: The Attic.
The artists and musicians I love: Amelia Airharts!
My ideal day, from morning to night: Morning coffee (Maddie and Bella or Plate One) Quiet creative productivity, eventually ending at The Attic with friends.
What makes me truly feel alive: Work (is that weird?)
If I met the 16-year-old me, he would: 100% believe I am who I say I am, and request an extremely detailed tale of the coming decade.
What I’m listening to: Essentially only podcasts since 2008.
On a typical day, I wear: The standard midwest designer uniform.