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Upcoming Updates

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

An overview of upcoming updates and projects I am working on.

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Andrew Penry

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

A note on my friend Andrew Penry.

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Creative Arts Markets

Posted on Jun 4, 2003 | Last Updated Nov 19, 2011

Articles detailing ways members can financially support the Creative Arts.

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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

Something Got Lost

Posted on Aug 4, 2006 | Last Updated Nov 10, 2011

A poem remembering my dear mother.

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loss, family, death, time, poetry, mom

Barry Childs-Helton

Pictures of a Minstrel-at-Arms
Posted on Nov 10, 2015 | Last Updated Nov 10, 2015

A short profile of Barry Childs-Helton from a fan.

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What is the Shawn Olson Creative Arts Website?

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

Shawn Olson Creative Arts is a website created, owned and maintained by Shawn Olson. It features thousands of pages of writing, photography, art, videos and more.

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Donna Olson is ill

Posted on Apr 21, 2003 | Last Updated Oct 31, 2011

Donna Olson has had another stroke and is recovering at Doctor's West Hospital

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Monster of Despair

Posted on May 5, 2003 | Last Updated Oct 31, 2011

A poem by Shawn Olson on keeping life in perspective in rough times.

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McDonald's Terms

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

A few of my family's favorite words from McDonald's

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