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The Fairness Mentality

Posted on Jan 1, 2006 | Last Updated Nov 9, 2011

Essay about our skewed perspective on fairness.

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fairness, justice

Mabi Ponce de Leon, Artist and Teacher

Posted on Oct 19, 2002 | Last Updated Oct 26, 2011

Bexley High School art teacher Mabi Ponce de Leon report was Olson's last article for the Columbus Messenger Newspapers.

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mabi ponce de leon, art, teacher, paint, bexley high school

Worry Warts

Posted on Nov 30, 2006 | Last Updated Nov 11, 2011

Essay about worry, stress and humanity. Why you should stop stressing out. There's no need.

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worry, worrying, worrisome, worries, stress

Voting with the ego.

Posted on Oct 13, 2004 | Last Updated Nov 8, 2011

Egoism may not be popular, but it's what's getting my vote.

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Voting, Egoism, Kerry, Bush

How to get better teachers.

Posted on Jan 27, 2003 | Last Updated May 31, 2007

There is only one way to get better teachers. Pay them more.

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education, salary, money, teacher, standards

My Industrial Art

Posted on Jan 27, 2005 | Last Updated Nov 8, 2011
Blue IndustryMental Industry

Some unusual digital art composed from my photos and a portrait.

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strange art

The Call for Religion in Schools

Posted on Oct 19, 2002 | Last Updated Oct 26, 2011

An unpublished editorial on religion in the classroom.

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religion in school, science and religion, religion and education

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

Andrew Penry

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

A note on my friend Andrew Penry.

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andrew penry biography by shawn olson

My Family Word Search

Posted on Jan 10, 2004 | Last Updated Nov 3, 2011

A word search relating to my family.

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jessica strock family word search puzzle
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