Tom Philabaum

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Name: Tom Philabaum

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Age: 69

Title: Artist, Designer, Craftsman (glassblower)

Married/Single: Married

Kids: Ian-37, Aubyn-35

City you live in: Tucson – Armory Park, Downtown.

A typical day in my life includes…

biking, swimming, making art, glass blowing.

I was born…

in Toledo, OH in 1947.

My favorite thing about Arizona…

the weather and the mountains.

I’m listening to…

NPR and classical on 90.5.

My family

is a tight knit, supportive group.

If I could have dinner with anyone, it would be…

Chuck Close, the painter.

One thing I cannot live without…

swimming.

When I was younger, I wanted to be…

a Detroit Lions football player.

I’m inspired by…

para Olympic athletes.

The one person who motivates me is…

my wife, Dabney.

If I could change anything in the world, it would be…

guns would disappear.

The perfect day would be…

a nice sunny day at the beach.

My first job was…

a paper boy for the Toledo Blade.

My favorite escape…

the YMCA, TMA.

My life…

has been fulfilling and rewarding.

I’m currently working on…

fused glass collage paintings.

Always…

respect your mate and your parents.

Never…

gossip.

Favorite Quote…

“Be good and you’ll be lonely.” – Mark Twain

Biggest Dream…

to travel the world.

My Pet Peeve(s)…

can openers that don’t work and dull knives.

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