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Early Morning, Crooked Spine

02 Jul 2015, Posted by P.J. Oswald in Things

It had been a long couple of weeks leading into this Hawaiian vacation, and I was looking forward to catching up on my sleep. Sleep must not have wanted to be caught, however. I woke up just before 6:00am on my first day in Hawaii in a condo...

Smartphone Saturday: Old as Time

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

After a busy week like this one, I'm grateful for the chance to take the weekend off from blogging. But that doesn't stop me from posting an unedited Smartphone Saturday image straight off the phone. My brother-in-law and I have biked the Cronan Ranch Trails Park several times...

Dog Sitting Stretch

03 Jun 2015, Posted by P.J. Oswald in Things

Neighbor's dog awaits One whose salty face he may lick Pouncing is his game. I expect that this is the first haiku you've read today. Or at least the first haiku you've read today about the dog living next door to me. Stretch the Dog is a loyal subject of the awesome...

A Deep Breath at Iona

29 May 2015, Posted by P.J. Oswald in Places, Things

It was a day that felt like a scene out of Planes, Trains and Automobiles. After riding a couple of ferries and the sort of gigantic, air-conditioned bus that makes you feel like a tourist, we had crossed over to the tiny Scottish Isle of Iona....