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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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Hole in my Heel

Posted on Jan 27, 2005 | Last Updated Nov 8, 2011

The story of how I survived a wound that killed legendary Achilles.

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My failed faith

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

The evolution of Shawn Olson's views on faith, religion and ethics.

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Autodesk Moving to Rental-Only for Software

How a company made for artists is pushing a policy that promotes more starving artists instead of thriving artists
Posted on Oct 13, 2014 | Last Updated Oct 13, 2014

Autodesk is now making plans to stop selling perpetual licenses and move all future business to a rental-only model.

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Sitemap Now Loaded

Posted on Jul 12, 2005 | Last Updated Nov 8, 2011

I loaded a sitemap listing the main sites I have.

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My Depths

Posted on May 18, 2004 | Last Updated Nov 5, 2011

Poem on sadness and being forelorn.

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John Dewey Philosophy now on DMOZ

Posted on Nov 8, 2005 | Last Updated Nov 9, 2011

The John Dewey Philosophy website is now included in the DMOZ open directory project.

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Where are you now?

Posted on Nov 5, 2003 | Last Updated Nov 1, 2011

A poem on emotional fatigue and self-doubt.

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Locust Borer

Posted on Sep 29, 2004 | Last Updated Nov 7, 2011
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Photos of a yellow, black and red beetle called the Locust Borer.

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My Schooling

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

Essays and personal accounts about my education.

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