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Look to Tomorrow

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

Poem on using the past as a tool to guide tomorrow.

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past and future, poem, poetry, shawn olson

In the Wake of a Good Night's Sleep

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

A Chalboard Column by Shawn Olson on waking up.

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sleep, morning, coffee, fatigue

Unavoidable Night

Posted on Jan 20, 2003 | Last Updated Oct 31, 2011

A poem on nihilism by Shawn Olson.

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unavoidable night, nihilism, family, life, poem, poetry

Fish Bait

Posted on Jan 26, 2003 | Last Updated Oct 31, 2011

Sometimes you want something so bad that it starts wanting you too. Cartoon of a fisherman who realizes the fish are also "fishing".

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fish bait cartoon, fishing, boat, fisherman, shawn olson

Who is Shawn Olson?

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

Shawn Olson is a photojournalist and web designer.

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who is shawn olson

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

Praying Mantis Photos I

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

Photos of the praying mantis by Shawn Olson.

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praying mantis photos, predator insect, mantid

The Black Curse has Arrived

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

The Black Curse board game has now been converted to an online JavaScript-driven web game.

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black curse, board game, javascript, shawn olson

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

Nature and Education

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

Shawn Olson calls for more inclusion of nature in education.

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nature education, natural curiosity
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