Meet a Westsider:
Victor Shephard

Profession/Occupation... craftsman, proprietor of Shiloah Fine Carpentry.

What I like most about the Westside is... I can be an anachronism. I still love my country, I still love Jesus and I still love my neighbors.

If I could change anything about the Westside, it would be... to discourage investors who wish to make a quick buck on “trendy Westside” real estate.

A good movie I’ve seen recently is... “The Loved One,” with Jonathan Winters in dual roles.

The worst advice I’ve ever gotten was... It’s a tie between “You can’t fight city hall,” and “Mind your own business.”

If I could meet someone famous, I’d like to meet... Kit Carson or John the Baptist because they both loved the wilderness.

The next time I travel, I’m going to... take a train across Canada.

My favorite childhood memory is... square dancing in Bancroft Park on a warm summer evening with the prettiest little girl in town.

My favorite fall pastime is... watching the pretty leaves fall.

Something good I’ve read is.. I just read “Pilgrim’s Progress” again. John Bunyan is such a great writer.

My pet peeve is... rude, arrogant people in a hurry who forget that “kindness is cool.”

If I won the lottery, I’d... still have to look at myself in the mirror.

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