Places

Heights and Depths in Ashland

01 Sep 2016, Posted by P.J. Oswald in People, Places

While I've never been one to feel that intense, gut-level connection to the place I was born, I keep finding myself back in Ashland. Another summer, another glorious anniversary trip to Ashland, Oregon with the woman I love. I've shared in earlier posts about the story behind our...

A Detour to the Milky Way

19 Jul 2016, Posted by P.J. Oswald in Places

My throat stung as though I'd swallowed shards of glass. My knees buckled a bit from weakness. My eyes wanted nothing more than to close up shop for the night and rest. And yet there I was, dragging my camera and tripod out to the shores...

Delicate Arch – Moab Part 4

22 May 2016, Posted by P.J. Oswald in People, Places

Granted, this was a biking trip. But riding the Whole Enchilada trail the day before had exhausted what little horsepower we had left in our legs. As a result, we voted unanimously to celebrate our final day in Moab by renting some high horsepower instead. Ben, Nate,...

The Whole Enchilada – Moab Part 3

06 May 2016, Posted by P.J. Oswald in People, Places

We had come this far, and there was no turning back: The Whole Enchilada Trail. The previous day's mountain bike rides across some of Moab's most treacherous terrain left our muscles aching and longing for a day off. The fact that weeks ago we had reserved...