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Pencil & Ink Sketches

Posted on Dec 3, 2002 | Last Updated Oct 30, 2011

Sketches and drawings by Shawn Olson.

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pencil ink sketches, dragon drawing, fantasy art, old lady

Donna Olson

Posted on Jun 30, 2011 | Last Updated Jun 30, 2011

Donna Olson is the mother of Shawn and Eric Olson and Faith Burson.

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Great Holiday Meal

A Breakfeast to Slay For
Posted on Dec 20, 2010 | Last Updated Nov 12, 2011
Santa's Meal to Slay For

Santa has the best meal he's had in years. Mrs. Claus, though, isn't so sure. A holiday baking cartoon.

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Well Shark

Posted on Nov 2, 2009 | Last Updated Jan 4, 2014
well shark cartoon

A cartoon about the infamous well shark--a creature that is not as benign as is commonly thought.

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The Life of Clarence Himes

Posted on Oct 19, 2002 | Last Updated Oct 30, 2011

A biography of Clarence Himes by his grandson Shawn Olson.

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The other end of life

Posted on Oct 19, 2002 | Last Updated Oct 26, 2011

An emotional editorial by Shawn Olson about old age originally printed in the Messenger.

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life and death, old age, nursing home, grandpa olson, grandpa himes, solitu

June 22, 2008 Newsletter

Posted on Jun 21, 2008 | Last Updated Nov 12, 2011
harvestmanHayden Baby Photo nov 07Nuclear Fission

June 22, 2008 Newsletter with photos of Hayden, Harvestmen and a physics cartoon.

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June 22, 2008 Newsletter

Unavoidable Night

Posted on Jan 20, 2003 | Last Updated Oct 31, 2011

A poem on nihilism by Shawn Olson.

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unavoidable night, nihilism, family, life, poem, poetry

Subjects in the Classroom and Life

Posted on Oct 19, 2002 | Last Updated Oct 26, 2011

A discussion on the utilitarian value of the subjects our schools teach. This editorial on education was one of the last pieces Shawn Olson printed as a Messenger writer.

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educational subjects, subject relevance in education

Screwdriver

Posted on Mar 20, 2005 | Last Updated Nov 8, 2011

Another tragedy caused by a screwdriver on the rocks.

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