Tips on portrait photography and the challenges of photographing human subjects.
Chapter 1 of The Hermit Colony, a satirical story about a man named Jeremiah Williams.
The reason public education suffers is because the primary participants (students and parents), do not share a love for learning.
The opossum has been my neighbor for a couple years. He's the only marsupial I know.
This editorial was the last Chalkboard editorial Shawn Olson wrote for the Columbus Messenger.
Donna Olson is still in the hospital, recovering from stroke.
Humorous piece by Shawn Olson about cars, originally printed in the Columbus Messenger.
Brief bio of my friend Michael Trent Barr Schirtzinger.
Essay on the turmoil of our world today and the current trend of escalating hatred, nationalism and xenophobia.
A warning about impending war with Iranian fanatacism.
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