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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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Halloween 2004

Posted on Oct 28, 2004 | Last Updated Nov 8, 2011
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Some photos of ghastly Halloween scenes on Beggar's night in the Westgate Area.

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Hiding in the Cracks

Posted on Feb 28, 2012 | Last Updated Feb 28, 2012

A poem about the illusion of discontinuity; questioning the static.

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The Cheating Mentality

Posted on Dec 14, 2005 | Last Updated Dec 23, 2012

Essay about cheating in online games, using hacks in multiplayer games.

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Ocean Beyond Cliff

Posted on Feb 1, 2004 | Last Updated Nov 5, 2011
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A painting of an ocean at night from an island cliff composed in Corel PHOTO-PAINT.

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John Hart Dies at 69

Posted on May 19, 2003 | Last Updated Oct 31, 2011

Former Prairie Township Trustee John Hart died on May 14, 2003.

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Cultural Cataracts

Posted on Nov 12, 2007 | Last Updated Nov 12, 2011

A personal conversation about the challenges facing educational and cultural progress in the face of overwhelming ignorance and myopia.

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parenting, education, society, culture

Ohio Valley Filk Fest 24

Oct 24, 2008 to Oct 26, 2008

Ohio Valley Filk Fest 24

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Saying Goodbye to Dad

Newsletter, July 27, 2013
Posted on Jul 27, 2013 | Last Updated Jul 27, 2013

Shawn Olson's Newsletter, July 27, 2013. News about my father's death.

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Noise Auction ... Round One

Posted on Apr 30, 2004 | Last Updated Nov 5, 2011
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Photos of Noise Auction on their first night out at the Billiard Club on April 24, 2004.

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