Years lived in Toledo: All my life in the 419 area.
Occupation: Hair stylist, artist
One song lyric to describe my ideal self: “You can’t always get what you want, but if you try, sometimes you might just find you get what you need.” – Rolling Stones
Most people know me for: Being a hairstylist at the Beehive East.
I wish more people knew me for: Glass blowing.
The best thing I’ve ever eaten in Toledo was: Cherry and cheese coffee cake at Zyndorf’s Bakery (R.I.P.).
The street I drive on/walk on most often is: Adams Street.
What makes me truly feel alive: Riding my bike.
The best time I ever had in Toledo: Old West End Festival.
If I could change one thing about Toledo: More bike lanes.
If I knew I could get away with it, I would: Buy the Executive Towers and make condos out of them.
The best view in Toledo: On the east side looking toward the city.
When I’m craving Indian food, I go to: The Indian Jewel of Toledo.
The Toledoan I most admire: John Elkost of toledo.com.
The reason I am most proud of myself right now: That I stayed true to myself, that I’m an independent woman.
The Toledoan I’ve met in passing that I’d love to get coffee with: Marcy Kaptur.
The last time I had a serious ‘oh my god my stomach hurts’ belly laugh was when: Almost everyday!
When I was in High School, I probably would have been described as: The same as today— a free spirit and a leader. I follow what’s fun!
If I met the 16-year-old me, she would: Read more.
If you could have a drink with any person or character— fictional, real, living or past— who would it be? Barack Obama.
My favorite local people to follow on social media are: Handmade Toledo.
What I’m listening to right now: A Tribe Called Quest, Red Wanting Blue, Dolly Parton, Oliver Hazard, and The Lumineers.
On a typical day, I wear: A dress and leggings.
I could sum up my personal style with these five words: Colorful, carefree, boho, toddler grandma, and rule breaker.
The type of garment or accessory that I have the most of: Kimonos and scarfs.
My style icon: Cyndi Lauper.