People

Holding Back the Waves at Point Reyes

31 Mar 2015, Posted by P.J. Oswald in People, Places

So was she channeling Gandalf the Gray, or was this more of a Moses moment? Ahh yes, just another day at the beach at Point Reyes National Seashore. Point Reyes was discovered in 1579 by Sir Francis Drake of Spain in what was the first landing by a...

Biking the Memorial Auditorium

25 Mar 2015, Posted by P.J. Oswald in People, Places

One of the highlights of downtown Sacramento is The Memorial Auditorium. Not only is it a beautiful example of architecture from another era, but it is a place that has birthed a lot of treasured memories. And now I've got a new image of the place...

Heart on Fire

20 Mar 2015, Posted by P.J. Oswald in People, Things

Sometimes, I get the feeling that Grandma has even more fun than her grand kids. And I don't think there's any problem with that. It was the Fourth of July and our extended family had gathered to set off some ceremonial fireworks on our street. The...

Ground Control to Major William

17 Mar 2015, Posted by P.J. Oswald in People

"If you can't beat 'em, join 'em." It seems to me that most of the Looney Toons I watched in my youth ended with that line, when antagonists like Elmer Fudd and Sylvester the Cat finally gave up on their fruitless plans to terrorize the heroes. Little boys...