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Smartphone Saturday: River Ride

27 Jun 2015, Posted by P.J. Oswald in People

Another blessed Smartphone Saturday! It's that day when I don't write a full post, and instead give you a glimpse into my life by way of simple, unedited smartphone photos. On those rare Saturdays that I can break away from the kids for a bit of...

A Boy and His Dog at Arthur’s Seat

24 Jun 2015, Posted by P.J. Oswald in People

The bags under my eyes must have been filled with lead, but my spirits were high. It had been just 24 hours since my plane touched down at Edinburgh International Airport, and I was fighting the reality that my body wanted desperately to sleep. And yet the light of...

Ode to My Dad

20 Jun 2015, Posted by P.J. Oswald in People

I typically take a rest from blogging on Sunday. But it's worth breaking with tradition when there's a special circumstance. And it being father's day here in the United States, there's someone special I've just got to tell you about. Let me introduce you to my dad. Phil...

A Tam O’ Shanter for My Sis

08 Jun 2015, Posted by P.J. Oswald in People

If you go to school long enough, your rough edges are rounded off in the process. Or at least that’s true of the cap you wear at graduation. For those of you who’ve walked upon the graduation stage at a junior high, high school, college, or...

How to Stay Dry When There’s No Rain

05 Jun 2015, Posted by P.J. Oswald in People

"Daddy, can we go outside and play soccer?" It had been a day full of work at the office, far from the the liveliness of my kids. Having pulled into the garage about three minutes earlier, I was still working on amping up to give some attention...