Posted on Dec 7, 2003 | Last Updated Nov 2, 2011
A tale about my time working in a boiler repair shop.. and how I broke three different trucks.
trucks, damage, break, boiler repair shop, welding assistant, sweeping floors, job history
Some memories and thoughts about my Dad
Posted on Mar 24, 2013 | Last Updated Apr 27, 2013
My Dad, Donald George Olson, died on March 18, 2013... just four days shy of his 73rd birthday.
donald olson, don, eulogy, death, died
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.
car, van, automotive, repair, fix, hoopty
How a company made for artists is pushing a policy that promotes more starving artists instead of thriving artists
Posted on Oct 13, 2014 | Last Updated Oct 13, 2014
Autodesk is now making plans to stop selling perpetual licenses and move all future business to a rental-only model.
software, sales, consumer, license, perpetual, rental
It's Time for Artists to Send a Message
Posted on Nov 5, 2013 | Last Updated Mar 31, 2015
Critical discussion on software companies fleecing artists and consumers.
software, fleecing, boycott, rental, lease, buy
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.
westland high school, student teacher conflict, smart kid, honor roll, drop out, dropout
My Adventure with Onkel Sven.
Posted on Jun 5, 2011 | Last Updated Jun 15, 2017
I traveled to Missoula, Montana with John Dalmas to participate in MisCon 25. I met several interesting characters including William Warren Jr, James Burk, Jim Glass and others.
miscon, missoula, montana, sci-fi, scifi, science fiction convention, john dalmas