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The Call for Religion in Schools

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

An unpublished editorial on religion in the classroom.

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too far behind

Posted on May 27, 2003 | Last Updated Oct 31, 2011

Poem on staying focused on goals, keeping high standards and avoiding drift.

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January, 2011 Newsletter

Posted on Jan 9, 2011 | Last Updated Jul 27, 2013
Brain MazeSanta's Meal to Slay For

Newsletter from Shawn Olson on January 10, 2011.

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Arizona Landscapes

Posted on Apr 2, 2006 | Last Updated Nov 9, 2011
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Photos of the many landscapes in Arizona, including mountains, deserts, canyons and more.

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Michael Trent Barr Schirtzinger

Posted on Jan 29, 2003 | Last Updated Oct 31, 2011

Brief bio of my friend Michael Trent Barr Schirtzinger.

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Search Engine Optimization

Posted on Jan 10, 2005 | Last Updated Nov 8, 2011

Search engine optimization that can be done in-house, as well as advice for higher rankings.

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Pinochle Score Card

Posted on Jan 6, 2003 | Last Updated Oct 30, 2011

A generic form for keeping Pinochle scores. PDF link for download.

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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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Houdini & Thurston

A short contrast of Howard Thurston and Harry Houdini
Posted on Oct 19, 2002 | Last Updated Oct 30, 2011

Comparing America magicians Harry Houdini and Howard Thurston.

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harry houdini, ehrich weiss, howard thurston, magicians, skepticism

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
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