I’m excited to participate in Overlaid: New Members Show during the month of September at Gallery 114, in Portland, Oregon. Here’s … More
Hand Knit Socks for the Journey of 2012
It was a quiet New Year’s Eve in our home, as I worked the next day. It’s okay, because I’ve … More
Miracle on Hoyt Street
Note: This post was originally published on December 22, 2010 If It Fits It Ships photo: jparadisi 2010 Trudging out … More
Daylight Savings Time: For What?
Am I the only person who thinks that the little clock on coffee makers should change time via satellite, like … More
Is Portland America’s #1 Unhappiest City?
Has anyone else seen this? Businessweek.com selected Portland, Oregon as the #1 most unhappy city in the U.S. Do any of … More
Drawing Lessons: Perspective
While running on the Eastbank Esplanade along the Willamette River the other day, I saw a trio of young siblings torturing one of … More
Opening of CHAP Art Factory This Saturday. Patch Adams @PSU February 20 &21
CHAP is one of my favorite local organizations supportiing the children of our community. Please take a moment to read … More
I Recommend Luke’s Frameshop
Many studio guests comment on the quality of the frames and matting of my paintings. Luke Dolkas handles all of my framing needs, for quite some … More