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My Experience at Westland High School

How an honor-roll student can lose heart and drop out
Posted on Oct 19, 2002 | Last Updated Oct 26, 2011

An overview of Shawn Olson's experience at Westland High School.

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westland high school, student teacher conflict, smart kid, honor roll, drop out, dropout

Using the Internet

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

This editorial on education was printed as a Chalkboard column in the Messenger.

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how people can use the internet, internet value

The Aquatic Visitor

Posted on Dec 10, 2003 | Last Updated Nov 2, 2011

After the kids implored me to draw with them, this is what came to mind. It's the aquatic vistor!

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fantasy art, fantastic drawing, imaginary sketch

Empty is as full as it gets

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

Humorous piece by Shawn Olson about cars, originally printed in the Columbus Messenger.

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cars gasoline, gas bill, gas tank, empty gas

Opossum

Posted on Jan 1, 2004 | Last Updated Nov 2, 2011

The opossum has been my neighbor for a couple years. He's the only marsupial I know.

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opossum, opposum photos, posum pictures, marsupial, rodent photo

Some observations on smokers

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

You can't argue with people who are addicted to cigarettes.

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smokers, addiction, cigarettes, nicotein

The Marv Albert Rule

Posted on Jul 23, 2003 | Last Updated Oct 31, 2011

Anything is Possible

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Marv Albert

Fixing extra clicks on a Razer Copperhead mouse

Posted on Nov 4, 2009 | Last Updated Jun 9, 2010

Many people are complaining that thier Razer Copperhead mouse will click more times than one with each button press. Here's how to repair one possible cause.

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Razer Copperhead mouse, repair, DIY

The Cheating Mentality

Posted on Dec 14, 2005 | Last Updated Dec 23, 2012

Essay about cheating in online games, using hacks in multiplayer games.

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online gaming, hacking, hacks, cheats, cheating, psychology

The Phantom Dollar

Posted on Sep 21, 2008 | Last Updated Nov 12, 2011

Essay on American debt, credit abuse and the lies of economicists and politicians.

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debt, money, credit, banks, investors
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