Rain Shadows and Rainforests

Rain Shadows and Rainforests
Acer rubrum To Zyzyphus jujuba Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek    Rain Shadows and Rainforests   On the one hand, you have those who believe in global warming; and on the other side of the divide are those who are currently labeled as climate...
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Me Like Play Kahuku

Me Like Play Kahuku
On the road…again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Me Like Play Kahuku   Another dream, another opportunity to chronicle about a few of those cherished memories.  This one is about golf.  “Play golf when and where you can” was one of the admonitions that...
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On Celebrating The 46th Anniversary Of Our Honeymoon

On Celebrating The 46th Anniversary Of Our Honeymoon
  On the road…again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek    On Celebrating The 46th Anniversary Of Our Honeymoon  This contribution is a quicky, so its composition definitely will be edited and updated just as conveniently soon after my soulmate and I return from celebrating our...
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Nostalgia Is Easier To Do These Days

Nostalgia Is Easier To Do These Days
On the road…again!!! Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Nostalgia Is Easier To Do These Days As computer technology advances, month by month, it becomes easier for everyone to capture and then ultimately re-live many things from the past.  Photographs and videos make it...
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Heroes We Have Known

On the road…again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Heroes We Have Known Chau and Hahn Telling stories about other people is fraught with risk.  One risk is that they might be offended that something you have said might not be true; another risk is...
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Schooling For Life

Schooling For Life
On the road…again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester    By Dick Pellek                                                     Schooling for Life The importance of school can never be forgotten.  Having the opportunity to attend school should not be taken for granted, and the Footloose Forester was more blessed than most people.  Perhaps he...
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Let's Go Shake The Mango Tree

Let's Go Shake The Mango Tree
  On the road…again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester   By Dick Pellek   Let’s Go Shake The Mango Tree   Mango cubes in his breakfast cereal were more tastebud satisfying and aromatically pleasing than sliced bananas ever were. It took decades of taste testing, mixing of ingredients,...
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Looking for Suzie

Looking for Suzie
On the road… again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Looking for Suzie When we lived in Honolulu, Thu and the Footloose Forester chose to seek out a church where we would be comfortable. The very old, traditional, but decidedly frumpy cathedral in Waikiki had...
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Picking Your Own Tropical Fruit

Picking Your Own Tropical Fruit
On the road…again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek         H is for Hawaii When it was over, the Footloose Forester blurted out in a public forum that the past six years were the shortest years in his life. They were probably the happiest years, as...
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