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How I Broke Three Trucks

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.

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trucks, damage, break, boiler repair shop, welding assistant, sweeping floors, job history

The knock at the door

Posted on Dec 1, 2003 | Last Updated Nov 2, 2011

Mom used to pull pranks on us as kids... so I couldn't help pulling pranks on her too.

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prank, knock, door, string, donna olson, shawn olson, joke

Shawn Olson Creative Arts

Art, Poetry, Photography, Writing and 3D
Posted on Jun 4, 2003 | Last Updated Sep 6, 2016

Shawn Olson Creative Arts is a collection of artwork, journalism, poetry, photography, 3d and more by technical artist Shawn Olson in Columbus Ohio.

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shawn olson, technical artist, 3ds max, creative arts, art, photography, computer graphics, artist, journalist, photojournalist,

Problems with Journalism

Posted on Nov 21, 2005 | Last Updated Nov 9, 2011

Some of the problems and misconceptions surrounding modern journalism.

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journalism, critique, critic, media, modern

Andrew Penry

Posted on Dec 31, 2002 | Last Updated Oct 30, 2011

A note on my friend Andrew Penry.

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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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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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goals, value, poem, poetry

Shawn Olson maps featured on CS Nation

Posted on Jan 18, 2006 | Last Updated Nov 9, 2011

CS Nation, a leading Counter-Strike community, has featured information about some of my maps.

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The Black Curse has Arrived

Posted on Jun 13, 2004 | Last Updated Nov 5, 2011

The Black Curse board game has now been converted to an online JavaScript-driven web game.

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black curse, board game, javascript, shawn olson

de_sacrelige Custom Counter-Strike map

Posted on Jan 11, 2006 | Last Updated Dec 6, 2011
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de_sacrelige is a small bomb map for Counter-Strike 1.6 that was featured on CS-Nation and has become my most popular map.

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