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My Wife Likes it Hot

Posted on Dec 7, 2014 | Last Updated Dec 7, 2014

A little story about when my wife made things a little too hot.

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Creative Arts

Posted on Jul 31, 2005 | Last Updated Nov 8, 2011

Essay on creative arts and the true value of art and creativity.

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creative arts, art, creativity

Age of Drunken Gods

Posted on Feb 6, 2003 | Last Updated Oct 31, 2011

Poem on the greed and mania of our age.

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greed, age drunken gods, poem, poetry

These Wants Infernal

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

A poem on human lust and primal urges.

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human lust poem, barbaric soul, primal

Education in the Digital Age

Posted on Jan 27, 2017 | Last Updated Feb 16, 2017

Essay on education in the modern digital age.

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education, society

Funny Animals

Posted on Sep 26, 2007 | Last Updated Nov 11, 2011
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Photos of animals being silly at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium.

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photos, animals, funny

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

Donald George Olson died at 72

Some memories and thoughts about my Dad
Posted on Mar 24, 2013 | Last Updated Apr 27, 2013
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My Dad, Donald George Olson, died on March 18, 2013... just four days shy of his 73rd birthday.

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The Storm Within

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

A poem sparked by an exceptionally reflective and intoxicated night.

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internal turmoil poem, apostasy, self doubt poetry

Some Scoundrel

Posted on Dec 6, 2006 | Last Updated Nov 11, 2011

Semi-satirical poem about passing the blame on others and passing the buck.

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poem, blame
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