Jul 25, 2005 — Every so often during The 8 O'Clock Hour, we'll introduce you to a North Country resident. It could be your neighbor or a friend -- someone with an odd job or story to tell. Paul Johnson, who lives in the Adirondacks, is a man of many talents: opera singer, baker, beekeeper and gardener. Gardening and plant breeding run in the family. He's a third generation award-winning iris grower.