Things

Lute and Pillage

05 May 2015, Posted by P.J. Oswald in Things

Cabers, haggis, Irn-Bru, and mushy peas were all within arms' reach. The piercing drone of bagpipes floated far and wide. And I felt underdressed by not wearing a kilt. You guessed it; We had traveled many miles to reach our destination ...

Golfing Atop the Himalayas

30 Apr 2015, Posted by P.J. Oswald in Places, Things

It had taken years of planning and considerable cost. But together, we had scaled the heights of the Himalayas. No, not those Himalayas. The Himalayas Putting Course in St. Andrews, Scotland, silly. During our family road trip of Scotland, one of our earliest finds was the small-town charm of...

Alone at the Hanalei Bridge

24 Apr 2015, Posted by P.J. Oswald in Things

Evidently, I'm an ENFP. At least, those are the letters that the Meyers-Briggs Type Indicator uses to describe my personality. That "E" you see in ENFP suggests that I'm an extrovert, meaning that my batteries are recharged by interacting with other people. Meyers-Briggs, could it be that you...

Smartphone Saturday: Tires to the Trail

18 Apr 2015, Posted by P.J. Oswald in Places, Things

Today's my day off from blogging, sorta. I use Saturdays to share simple, unedited photos from my smartphone that give you a glimpse into my photography and into my life. This blue hybrid bicycle is my wife's trusty steed, giving its tires a brief rest along...

Of Grumpiness and Seagulls

14 Apr 2015, Posted by P.J. Oswald in Things

Used to be that a seagull could get some respect from the ol' lady. But I sez that those days is long gone. My own wife, she treats me like I just hatched or sumthin'. "Gus," she sez, "We need a bigguh ledge, like my cousin Vi down...