Photography Blog

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. (more…)

Smartphone Saturday: Sausalito Pier

30 May 2015, Posted by P.J. Oswald in Places

Saturday is upon us, and so I’m done with blogging for the week. Well, all except for this Smartphone Saturday post of an unedited photo from my phone. You know the drill.

Today’s photo shows what life must be like for the wealthy insects who can afford to live on the pier in stunning Sausalito, California. Those lucky one-percenters!

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. And we had done it with a couple of energetic kids in tow.

Breathe, P.J., breathe. (more…)

How to Change the Oil (With the Kids)

26 May 2015, Posted by P.J. Oswald in People

Here’s my theory; Whenever we can’t really figure out who first coined a saying, we claim it was an African proverb. Case in point:

“If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.”

Whoever it was that actually said it, they’re right on the money.

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