Tag Archives: Locals

Toledo According To Matt Taylor

Artist, Designer, web developer Lived in Toledo: 35 years Most people know me for working on the Toledo Loves Love project. But some may also remember my collaborative t-shirt/art company called Devicious!, Or my work on a little retail project called Sillybandz, or even know me as a designer at Thrive internet marketing/Toledo.com. Basically, it’s

Toledo According To… Jordan Valdiviez

Years lived in Toledo: 23 Occupation: Incubation Operations Manager at Launchpad Incubation at The University of Toledo One lyric to describe my ideal self: “The only true voyage would be not to travel through a hundred different lands with the same pair of eyes, but to see the same land through a hundred different pairs

Toledo According To Anthony Fontana and Casey Gsell

Anthony Fontana Owens Corning User Experience Leader Has lived in Toledo for 14 years Most people know me for: I’m in the seminary at the Buddhist Temple of Toledo, and I lead a couple of meditation groups around town. I wish more people knew me for: My art and performances at Artomatic 419! The best

Toledo According To… James “dirtykics” Dickerson

Years lived in Toledo: 36 Occupation: Book slinger at the public library and something like a photographer. My story, in one sentence: Just another man escaping stress. One song lyric to describe my ideal self: “I’m the traveler I go place to place. They see my face then I’m gone.” The Traveler by Guru. Most

Toledo According To… Chrys Peterson

Years lived in Toledo: Almost 25! Occupation: Communication and Leadership Consultant My story, in one sentence: I count my many blessings every day! One song lyric to describe my ideal self: “Live your life with arms wide open! Today is where your book begins— the rest is still unwritten” – Natasha Bedingfield, “Unwritten” Most people

Toledo According To Emily Rippe Desmond

Years lived in Toledo: 10 Occupation: Marketing/Communications Director with Balance Grille. My story, in one sentence: Tiny Toledo transplant with a big heart and loud laugh. One song lyric to describe my ideal self: “You can’t resist her, she’s in your bones / She is your marrow and your ride home / You can’t avoid