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Art & design

The Gap: An Inspirational Video by Ira Glass

This is an oldie but goodie–an inspirational video made for artists by the acclaimed host of NPR This American Life Ira Glass. It speaks to what all artists go through…those moments in life when you know what good work is and … Continue reading

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A Tree Just Wants To Be A Tree

Visual artist and Youth filmmaker Max Galassi recently shot a short film of my über talented woodworking brother-in-law Johnny Williams called A Tree Just Wants To Be A Tree. Check it out! “A Tree Just Wants To Be A Tree” – … Continue reading

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How to Stay Stylish in the Bitter Cold

Portland winter’s are colder than I had imagined, so I’ve been beefing up my cold weather wardrobe piece by piece. Keeping warm while also staying stylish is tricky, but the keys are layering and proportions. This is made harder by … Continue reading

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Youth Campaign by Max Galassi

My brother in law, Johnny of JAW Woodshop, is on a mission to help young filmmaker Max Galassi raise $3500 for his new independent film project. In this brief video, you’ll see how thoughtful and talented Max is, not to … Continue reading

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The Coolest Notebook Case

A couple weeks ago I finally updated my digital life and got an Apple notebook and decided to get a nice case for it as well. I had been eyeing one in particular for some time–a beautiful handmade case by … Continue reading

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