People

How to Change the Oil (With the Kids)

26 May 2015, Posted by P.J. Oswald in People

Here's my theory; Whenever we can't really figure out who first coined a saying, we claim it was an African proverb. Case in point: "If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together." Whoever it was that actually said it,...

Before the Hammer Throw

21 May 2015, Posted by P.J. Oswald in People

Call up a picture of the Summer Olympic Games in your mind. Then do away with any competitions that have to do with turning in the fastest time, swimming in pools, or hitting the center of a target. And then picture your athletes dressed in kilts. What...

The Toad Whisperer

07 May 2015, Posted by P.J. Oswald in People, Places, Things

Robert Redford portrayed a man who had a way with horses in his 1998 film, The Horse Whisperer. Cesar Millan later came to fame in his show The Dog Whisperer. My son? He's the Toad Whisperer. My father-in-law's backyard is a slice of suburban paradise. Not only does he...

Smartphone Saturday: Not Danny MacAskill

02 May 2015, Posted by P.J. Oswald in People, Places

This last day of the week is my day of rest from blogging. Ok, that's a lie. I blog for about five minutes with my weekly Smartphone Saturday post. The photos are unedited, straight off of my Lumia 1020 smartphone. Aside from photography, I enjoy quite...

A Master Coach in the Classroom

01 May 2015, Posted by P.J. Oswald in People

Saturday morning had arrived. And instead of enjoying my usual doughnut-related pastime, I was shooting my first commercial photography gig. I found myself at Western Seminary San Jose Campus with adrenaline flowing and a borrowed zoom lens ...