Google Earth Gets Better and Better

Google Earth Gets Better and Better
Afghanistan to Zambia Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Google Earth Gets Better And Better   This chronicle is a revised version of an earlier story about how important Google Earth has been in not only finding things like a car in a driveway...
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Different Island, Different Story

Different Island, Different Story
On the road…again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Different Island, Different Story   Being stranded on a tropical or desert island was such a powerful bit of imagery that, even as a young child, the Footloose Forester thought about islands and about being stranded...
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A Story Only One Person Can Tell

A Story Only One Person Can Tell
On the road...again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   This Was Home For More Than 55 Years A picture can prompt 10,000 words this photo was rejected for inclusion in a book of memoirs because of presumed copyright law violation   At first glance,  the...
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An Old Photo From Home

An Old Photo From Home
On the road...again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   An Old Photo From Home Ask who? what? where? when? why? and how? ...and a story starts to develop   The photo above was put into the hands of the Footloose Forester only a couple of...
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Ron Taught Me How To Throw A Curve Ball

Ron Taught Me How To Throw A Curve Ball
On the road…again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Ronny Taught Me How To Throw A Curve Ball   Ronny was the oldest of the children in the family.  He was the quiet type.  His actions spoke louder than his words.  Whereas there are some...
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Quinn's Hill

Quinn's Hill
  Quinn’s Hill     Mrs. Anna Quinn was old and frail. We youngsters who lived on Church Street in Netcong, New Jersey remember her as tiny and wrinkled; and she walked slowly and deliberately.  Maybe she was 85, maybe 90. But she was a sweetheart.  She was always kind and...
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Show Your Friends The Trail With Google Earth

Show Your Friends The Trail With Google Earth
  On the road…again!  Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Geography of the Past If it is true that a picture is worth 10,000 words, then the catalogue of satellite photos in the archives of the Footloose Forester could develop into a longish travelogue. There...
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Learning About The Glacial Geology Near Netcong, NJ

Learning About The Glacial Geology Near Netcong, NJ
  On the road…again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Learning The Local Geology Around Netcong, New Jersey OK, maybe he always was a slow learner.  For sure he would never deny that he was slow to put things together.  So it took 50 years...
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The Wisconsin Glacier Leaves Us Reminders

The Wisconsin Glacier Leaves Us Reminders
  On the road… again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek    Living on the Terminal Moraine   After a short one-page article about terminal moraine boulders in Netcong, New Jersey was published in the geology section of About.com in April 2011, it now becomes apparent...
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