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John and Brooke
Dana and the Skunk

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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

The knock at the door

Posted on Dec 1, 2003 | Last Updated Nov 2, 2011

Mom used to pull pranks on us as kids... so I couldn't help pulling pranks on her too.

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prank, knock, door, string, donna olson, shawn olson, joke

Columbus Messenger, Me and Unprofessional

Posted on Oct 29, 2003 | Last Updated Jan 4, 2012

The Columbus Messenger Newspapers and why I don't work there anymore.

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columbus messenger newspapers, westside messenger, john matuszak, poor management, unprofessional administration, community paper

My Lady Love Donna

Posted on Aug 12, 2003 | Last Updated Oct 31, 2011

Donna was a wonderful wife.

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donna, my wife, love, lost

The Sweeper that Sucks

Posted on Jun 18, 2003 | Last Updated Dec 7, 2014

What happens when someone tried to sell a sweeper to a tightwad asshole for $1600.

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kirby sale, sweeper sales pitch, charlatans

The Always Welcome Inn

Posted on Jun 11, 2003 | Last Updated Oct 31, 2011

Looking for a get-a-way to someplace quiet?

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always welcome in trip

Growing Up

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

These are stories about moments in my life as I grew up.

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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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Great American Hoopty

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

A series of humorous accounts of cars owned by Shawn Olson.

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In the Mind

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

Essays and personal accounts about the clash of reason and superstition.

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