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Chaos

Posted on Jan 16, 2004 | Last Updated Nov 3, 2011

Even chaos has a pattern. A short essay on chaos.

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chaos, philosophy, chaotic, patterns

Updating Custom Attributes to use AttribID

Posted on Jan 22, 2017 | Last Updated Aug 26, 2019

Discussion on using attribID in custom attributes inside 3ds Max, including pros, cons and solutions.

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custom attributes, 3ds max, maxscript, attribID, managing

November 18, 2009 Newsletter

Posted on Nov 17, 2009 | Last Updated Nov 12, 2011
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November 18, 2009 Newsletter with a discussion on social networking sites like Facebook. Links to latest projects.

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November 18, 2009 Newsletter

XHTML—the beginning

Posted on Dec 10, 2002 | Last Updated Oct 30, 2011

A basic overview of XHTML and starting a web page.

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basic xhtml, introduction xhtml, html

The Forgotten Philosopher: A Look at John Dewey

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

An essay delving into the educational philosophy of John Dewey.

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educational philosophy of john dewey, john dewey education, education, philosopher, forgotten

2013 in Review

Posted on Feb 26, 2014 | Last Updated Oct 9, 2021

Newsletter about 2013, including various losses in our family and other news.

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2013, loss, death, dad, dog, opportunities

What to Believe

Posted on Jun 6, 2004 | Last Updated Nov 5, 2011

A statement on how I approach Belief.

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beliefs, faith, skepticism, skeptic, science, religion, philosophy, metaphysics, pseudoscience

The Big Insurance Scam

Posted on Oct 19, 2004 | Last Updated Aug 10, 2014

A scathing reaction to the realities of the insurance industry and the insurance scam that makes the entire American public a victim.

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insurance, scams, scam, lasering, fraud

The other end of life

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

An emotional editorial by Shawn Olson about old age originally printed in the Messenger.

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life and death, old age, nursing home, grandpa olson, grandpa himes, solitu

Cancer

Posted on Dec 14, 2019 | Last Updated Dec 15, 2019
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My fight against cancer.

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cancer, lymphoma, chemotherapy, hope
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