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The Giant Saguaro Cactus

Posted on Apr 9, 2006 | Last Updated Nov 9, 2011

Photos of the Giant Saguaro Cactus in Arizona.

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Winged Insects

Posted on Jan 5, 2003 | Last Updated Oct 30, 2011

Some colorful and large flying insects, including a large Robber Fly.

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de_sacrelige Custom Counter-Strike map

Posted on Jan 11, 2006 | Last Updated Dec 6, 2011
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de_sacrelige is a small bomb map for Counter-Strike 1.6 that was featured on CS-Nation and has become my most popular map.

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Shawn Olson Creative Arts

Art, Poetry, Photography, Writing and 3D
Posted on Jun 4, 2003 | Last Updated Sep 6, 2016

Shawn Olson Creative Arts is a collection of artwork, journalism, poetry, photography, 3d and more by technical artist Shawn Olson in Columbus Ohio.

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Forum Etiquette in the 21st Century

Posted on Feb 2, 2011 | Last Updated Nov 12, 2011

A short discussion on using online forums. Why I concluded that participation in forums should be limited.

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July 20, 2007 Newsletter

Posted on Jul 19, 2007 | Last Updated Nov 11, 2011
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July 20, 2007 Newsletter with news about the birth of my son Hayden, the release of Webonizer and the launch of John Dalmas' website.

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Molting Cicada

Posted on Aug 12, 2008 | Last Updated Feb 11, 2014
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Photos of a nymph dog day cicada molting.

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Orangebox Breaks Some Custom Maps

Posted on Aug 24, 2010 | Last Updated Nov 12, 2011

After Valve updated Counter-Strike Source to Orangebox, many custom maps have missing textures. Even worse, some maps now even crash CS. Here is what I did to fix de_tension.

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Eric Olson

Posted on Jun 29, 2011 | Last Updated Jun 29, 2011

Eric Olson is the musical member of the Olson clan.

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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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