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Senior Portraits

Posted on Nov 21, 2003 | Last Updated Nov 2, 2011
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Senior photographs for I photographed in 2003.

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senior pictures, school photos, photographs, portrait

Terry Shaver--the Mantooth

Posted on Jan 29, 2003 | Last Updated Oct 31, 2011

Brief bio of my friend Terry Shaver.

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Terry Shaver, westland high school, randolph mantooth

Subjects in the Classroom and Life

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

A discussion on the utilitarian value of the subjects our schools teach. This editorial on education was one of the last pieces Shawn Olson printed as a Messenger writer.

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educational subjects, subject relevance in education

Insurance Fraud: The True Story

Posted on Oct 19, 2002 | Last Updated Aug 10, 2014

While lawmakers are worried about prosecuting insurance fraud, are they looking in the right places?

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insurance fraud, insurance companies, corporate charlatans

Intruder

Posted on Oct 25, 2003 | Last Updated Nov 1, 2011

A horror story about an intruder in the night.

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intruder, horror story, fiction

Boot Camp

Posted on Jan 19, 2003 | Last Updated Oct 31, 2011

A cartoon of the real boot camp. I drew this one in high school.

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boot camp, cartoon

Moments with Ethan

Posted on Jun 2, 2014 | Last Updated Jun 2, 2014

Photos of my son Ethan Olson over the last few years.

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ethan olson, photos

Ethan Olson Photos 2001

Posted on Dec 25, 2002 | Last Updated Oct 30, 2011

Photos of Ethan Olson in 2001, including first day on the school bus.

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ethan michael olson photos from 2001

Nathan Scott Smith

Posted on Jan 29, 2003 | Last Updated Oct 31, 2011

The inside scoop on Nathan Smith.

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nathan scott smith, westland high school drama club football

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
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