Telephoto Tag

Campsite Full of Kids

13 Sep 2016, Posted by P.J. Oswald in People, Places

When I spent what felt like a full day packing the car to prepare for a two days of camping, I was hoping that there would be a payoff. I wasn't disappointed. In our church, the end of the summer signals the coming of our annual camping trip. These are sweet times...

Oxbow the Flamingo

08 Mar 2016, Posted by P.J. Oswald in Things

The words "Flamingo" and "Sacramento" usually don't show up in the same sentence. On that Sunday, however, my little boy and I got as close to a safari as we may ever come without leaving our fair city of Sacramento. When I caught wind that my...

One Leaf Short of Lucky

19 Jan 2016, Posted by P.J. Oswald in People, Things

My little girl is special. Of course, yours is too, because we parents are supposed to shout from the rooftops that our little ladies are one-of-a-kind. But honestly now—how many lucky little American girls have explored the quays of Dublin almost as soon as they could walk? Our family...

Ferry Crossing to Iona

03 Jul 2015, Posted by P.J. Oswald in Places, Things

We Americans are used to notion of driving anywhere we want to go. We're accustomed to land, lots of land, stretching out over the contours of a gigantic continent. No wilderness will stop us from laying railroad track and pouring new highways to take us where we need to...