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Privacy Policy: Another Look

Posted on Aug 22, 2005 | Last Updated Nov 8, 2011

An essay on our right to privacy and government spying.

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Reflections on the precariousness of life

Posted on Aug 8, 2004 | Last Updated Nov 7, 2011

Philosophical essay on life and death sparked by a family trip where a pigeon collided with the car and we had a flat tire.

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Notes From Cali

Posted on Sep 10, 2003 | Last Updated Oct 31, 2011

Kayaking a Sport... Yeah Right

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Notes From Cali

Posted on Jul 17, 2003 | Last Updated Oct 31, 2011

Death and Vegetables

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Red, White & Boom

Posted on Aug 17, 2006 | Last Updated Nov 10, 2011

Photos of the 4th of July fireworks display in Columbus, Ohio on July 3, 2006.

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Cowans Gap State Park

Posted on Nov 21, 2005 | Last Updated Nov 9, 2011
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Photos of the Cowans Gap State Park and surrounding countryside in Pennsylvania.

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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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Donald George Olson died at 72

Some memories and thoughts about my Dad
Posted on Mar 24, 2013 | Last Updated Apr 27, 2013
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My Dad, Donald George Olson, died on March 18, 2013... just four days shy of his 73rd birthday.

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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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Red, White & Boom, 2003

Posted on Jul 16, 2003 | Last Updated Oct 31, 2011

The 4th of July Ohio Bicentennial fireworks display.

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