Briefcase: Westside Ink
Name: Diane McEachin
Business name: Westside Ink – books, art, pie
Phone number: 885-9777
Address: 710 N. Curry St.
Hours: Monday to Saturday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
What I actually do: We have new, used and out-of-print books, all discounted. We are constantly getting new things in. We sell fine chocolates and other candy. We are doing art. We want to get local artists here. We sell coffee and pie from bakeries in San Francisco.
Where I grew up: In Reno.
My most memorable business experience: Just getting everything organized for this business and opening the doors.
Family: I’m married to Troy, and we have a son, Stefan.
Best advice I have ever gotten: Breathe.
A book everyone should read: “The Giving Tree.”
My dream job: This is it.
My inspiration: My father, because he raised me by himself for a few years.