Places

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...

Th’ Muckle Loch Ness

15 Sep 2015, Posted by P.J. Oswald in Places

Ordinarily, you'd expect to see the color green in photos of Scotland. Or at least a man in a kilt, clutching his pipes looking wistfully at the horizon ...

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...

Hunter-Gatherer

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

One of the most delightful things about kids is the sense of purpose that they bring to their play. While adults are busy with their boring and grown-up concerns, kids can afford to pour all of their being into, well, every single thing they do....

Smartphone Saturday: Homeland

15 Aug 2015, Posted by P.J. Oswald in Places

Nope. No 500-word post for you today. No photo taken by my hefty Nikon DSLR. Just a simple unedited photo from my smartphone that shows you a tiny slice of my life. Most summers, my wife and I visit my homeland of Oregon to celebrate our wedding...