Adventures with Chris
Slideshow of Photos and a little about my cousin and dear friend Chris Himes, who died on April 26, 2019.
Some of my deer sculptures. Art by Don Olson.
The Barack Obama Presidency
Some observations on American politics and culture in the wake of the election of Barack Obama to the presidency of the United States of America.
Ambitions and Weekends
Essay on being self-aware and realizing that the human psyche has some hardwired contradictions and paradoxes.
March 28, 2009 Newsletter
Here are some updates about the work of Shawn Olson in the first quarter of 2009.
Eightdaze at Newport III
Eightdaze opened up for some big bands at the Newport Music Hall on March 14, 2004.
Some sunset pictures taken on 9-17-04 by Jenny.
Passion and Humility
Some thoughts on passion and humility.
Stories from North Dakota
Some stories and thoughts related to North Dakota.
Olson's Uncouth Cartoons
Uncouth Cartoons by Shawn Olson. Some of these cartoons may not be suitable for kids less than 13.