Landscape Orientation Tag

An Old Dog and His Tricks

20 Apr 2017, Posted by P.J. Oswald in Things

People often remark that I look as though I couldn't possibly have graduated from high school. Or they ask if anyone has ever told me that I look like a young Mark Zuckerberg. Either way, I can handle being told that I look young or...

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...

Giving Me an Earful

23 Jun 2016, Posted by P.J. Oswald in Things

I first met my dog when he was just a pup. A runt at that. While the rest of his brothers and sisters ran all around the yard, only he followed me around with little legs and sad eyes. I took him home. It was much the same...

The Trail to Moab – Moab Part 1

19 Apr 2016, Posted by P.J. Oswald in People, Places

What began with the most beautiful woman in the world, turned into a party of four beat up blokes careening through the Moab desert. I never saw this birthday present coming. Erica handed me a homemade birthday card during a meal at one of our favorite spots. Green construction paper was covered...

Flight of Fancy at Eilean Donan Castle

31 Mar 2016, Posted by P.J. Oswald in Places

Since I've never starred in an episode of Downton Abbey myself, I suppose our tour of Eilean Donan castle was the closest I'll come. The day began rainy, and it ended rainy as well. That's what we had signed up for on our family trip to Scotland. Our...