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Thanks for Support

Posted on Aug 15, 2003 | Last Updated Oct 31, 2011

The Olson family appreciates all the support from our friends and family.

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family friend support, personal hardship, site updates

The Barack Obama Presidency

Posted on Nov 15, 2008 | Last Updated Nov 12, 2011

Some observations on American politics and culture in the wake of the election of Barack Obama to the presidency of the United States of America.

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barack obama, america, president, barrack

The Public Disdain for Science

Posted on Oct 19, 2002 | Last Updated Oct 30, 2011

An essay about common public opinion towards science.

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science in the public

Romping Retrievers

Posted on Dec 6, 2005 | Last Updated Nov 9, 2011
Golden Retrieverplaying retrievers photoplaying retrievers photo

Photos of a golden retriever and a Chesapeake Bay retriever romping.

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golden retriever, Chesapeake Bay retriever, dog photos

Where are you now?

Posted on Nov 5, 2003 | Last Updated Nov 1, 2011

A poem on emotional fatigue and self-doubt.

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where are you now, poem by shawn olson, poetry, emotional fatigue, self doubt

Word List Upgrade

Posted on Nov 9, 2006 | Last Updated Nov 11, 2011

The word list display has been upgraded in the Webonizer Word Search Maker.

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word list

My failed faith

Posted on Oct 19, 2002 | Last Updated Oct 30, 2011

The evolution of Shawn Olson's views on faith, religion and ethics.

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apostasy of shawn olson, ethics, morality, debate

Educational Drop-Outs

Posted on Feb 9, 2003 | Last Updated Oct 31, 2011

Observations on high school drop-outs and society.

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education, high school drop-outs,

The Price of Learning: Gradecard Dilemma

Posted on Oct 19, 2002 | Last Updated Aug 16, 2013

There is a paradox concerning a parent's push for good grades. The kids don't care about learning.

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misplaced values in education, gradecard dilemma

Her Shadow Walks On

Posted on Oct 19, 2002 | Last Updated Oct 30, 2011

A poem about a lost love.

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her shadow, personal anguish
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