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Fearfully, Wonderfully

10 Nov 2015, Posted by P.J. Oswald in People

On a black sand beach covered with rocks, he chose this one. He clutched the little stone with the same joy he might muster for a Christmas gift (or for the empty cardboard box the gift came in). If I've learned anything from him, it is that...

Quiet In The Apple Orchard

29 Oct 2015, Posted by P.J. Oswald in People

Most of my attempts at photographing portraits of my children are a disaster. If I separate my kids and photograph them one at a time, there are good odds that I'll get a workable photo. Put two kids in the frame and the odds plummet. Three kids? Fuggedaboutit! One not-so-lazy...

View from the Claremont

18 Sep 2015, Posted by P.J. Oswald in People, Places

The old phone jumped with a shrill ring. "Mr. Oswald? Good evening. Our man is ready to take you up to the penthouse, if you're ready". Those are words I had never heard before. So I figured I'd best bring my camera along. A conference on storytelling had drawn me...

One Last Dive

01 Sep 2015, Posted by P.J. Oswald in People, Places

If you've read any of my other stories of Hawaii, you'll know that water and I are not the best of friends. And yet I continue to find myself riding boats that speed me out to the depths of the ocean for snorkeling. Chalk it up to peer...

Smartphone Saturday: My Little Delinquent

29 Aug 2015, Posted by P.J. Oswald in People

Who has time to edit photos and write quirky stories behind them anyway? Well, I do, and often on weekdays. Not on Saturdays though. Smartphone Saturdays are for simple, unedited photos from my phone that give you a peek at my life. Today's photo is a...