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The Tale of a Stubborn Horse

Posted on Aug 31, 2005 | Last Updated Nov 8, 2011
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Some photos of a stubborn horse being trained.

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bucking horse photos, training photo, alex fogle

Reviewing the Slate

Posted on Feb 26, 2004 | Last Updated Nov 5, 2011

Review of Steven Pinker's book The Blank Slate and the common notion that we are all born without predispositions.

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blank slate, human nature, steven pinker, cultural relativism, feminism, brain, psychology

September 25, 2004

Posted on Sep 24, 2004 | Last Updated Nov 7, 2011

September 25, 2004 newsletter.

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My Experience at Westland High School

How an honor-roll student can lose heart and drop out
Posted on Oct 19, 2002 | Last Updated Oct 26, 2011

An overview of Shawn Olson's experience at Westland High School.

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westland high school, student teacher conflict, smart kid, honor roll, drop out, dropout

Pursuit of Happiness

Posted on Oct 26, 2006 | Last Updated Nov 10, 2011

Essay on natural rights with a focus on the Pursuit of Happiness.

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natural rights, happiness, philosophy

Donna Olson Still Recovering

Posted on May 5, 2003 | Last Updated Oct 31, 2011

Donna Olson is still in the hospital, recovering from stroke.

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donna olson ill, stroke, eight daze, alysa birthday

Meteor Crater

Posted on Apr 5, 2006 | Last Updated Nov 9, 2011
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Photos and links for Meteor Crater in Arizona.

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meteor crater, meteorite, impact, arizona

A Trip Down Hoopty Lane

Posted on Jul 18, 2007 | Last Updated Dec 7, 2014

An American Hoopty adventure to fix a van that turns into a car hater's nightmare.

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car, van, automotive, repair, fix, hoopty

The Great American Hoopty

Posted on Feb 5, 2003 | Last Updated Oct 31, 2011

My advice on used cars. If you can't tell... I hate cars. Their only redemption is that they offer something to talk and write about.

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american hoopty, used cars, lemmons

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
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