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The Death of Courtesy

Posted on Jul 25, 2004 | Last Updated Jul 26, 2004

A poem about modern sensitivity

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Poetry, courtesy, chivilry, sexism

Human ability and prejudice

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

Prejudice is a part of our world fading, but never quickly enough.

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sexism, racism, prejudice

Assassin Bug

Posted on Jun 20, 2004 | Last Updated Nov 5, 2011
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An assassin bug I photographed in Central Pennsylvania.

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assassin bug, insect photo, pennsylvania

Return to Norton Middle School

Posted on Apr 4, 2007 | Last Updated Nov 11, 2011

Short essay recounting a day I spent at Norton Middle School with Gary Sigrist.

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school

Shawn Olson

Posted on Jun 30, 2011 | Last Updated Jan 28, 2017

Shawn Michael Olson is a technical artists and photojournalist in Central Ohio. He owns Wall Worm, Webonizer and the Artistic Network.

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shawn michael olson, shawn olson, shawn, SMO

Downy Woodpecker Photos

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

Photos of a downy woodpecker in the woods.

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downy woodpecker photos, bird pictures

The other end of life

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

An emotional editorial by Shawn Olson about old age originally printed in the Messenger.

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life and death, old age, nursing home, grandpa olson, grandpa himes, solitu

I Endorse This Message

Posted on Nov 1, 2006 | Last Updated Nov 10, 2011
I endorse this Message

Have you noticed that politicians no longer have ideas... but they sure endorse a lot of other peoples' messages.

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politics, voting, endorsement, approve

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

Farewell

Posted on Aug 4, 2003 | Last Updated Oct 31, 2011

A poem to say Goodbye to my dear Mom.

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farewell, loss, death, mom, family, sadness
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