Street Trees and Village Shade

Street Trees and Village Shade
Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Street Trees and Village Shade There is little doubt that trees beautify the landscape in any large city or small town.  Street trees are aesthetic treasures that may be ignored at times but gain attention when they are...
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The French Connection

The French Connection
On the road…again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   The French Connection Just this morning as he arose from sleep and from a dream that would be the basis for a new chronicle entry, the Footloose Forester mentioned to his soulmate, the Bengal Tiger, that...
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Legacy Stories Get Remembered Best When They Are Recorded First

On the road…again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Legacy Stories Get Remembered Best When They Are Recorded First   When asked by the Co-Founder of LegacyStories.org to compile a list of the legacy stories we had submitted in 2013, some of the regular contributors...
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Five Languages At Lunch

Five Languages At Lunch
On the road …again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Five Languages At Lunch   It was a typical family get-together for lunch.  Except this was no typical family and no ordinary lunch.  The sit down lunch was composed of extended family members from different...
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France Revisited

France Revisited
On the road…again…! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek     France Revisited   Footloose Forester wrote briefly in his Chronicles of a Footloose Forester about the Comoros Islands, Cambodia and France; but also about how the people and events in those three countries were blended...
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A Street Scene In Montmartre

A Street Scene In Montmartre
On the road…again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Street Corner in Montmartre*   Le Consulat Restaurant, as it looked in 1963 If it is generally true, as it seems to be, that the older we get, the more we reminisce about the past; then...
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France Was Always A Bit Special

France Was Always A Bit Special
    On the road…again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   F  is for France If you watch closely, you can see the French countryside taking shape in stark contrast to the Swiss countryside along its common border, as you clear the customs station at...
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Hunger For Real French Bread

Hunger For Real French Bread
  On the road… again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   French Bread Why can’t anybody in the USA make decent French bread?  With all due respect to each and everyone whose taste buds may be on a different scale of acceptability from his own,...
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Fruit Of The Loom Logos Were Popular in Paris In 1963

Fruit Of The Loom Logos Were Popular in Paris In 1963
      On the road....again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Montmartre, 1963   Joe Pellek Enjoyed Watching The Parisians From His Table At The Right Once again, thanks to the Internet and the power of sharing photos attached to e-mail messages; and those...
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