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A film noir is a movie genre that was mostly popular in Hollywood in the 1940s. The attributes of this type of film are cynical characters who are usually doomed from the start. These movies are filmed in black and white and there are used a lot of sharp shadows. The...
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Tags and Links Create Networks

Tags and Links Create Networks
On the road…again!!! Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek     Tags and Links Create Networks   A string of related blogs is a useful way to search and research the characteristics of personal writing styles and to quickly understand what inspires and moves some...
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Tremendous Healing Abilities of Water

As we all know, water is the source of life for all living things. Our body is made up of between 55 to 75 percent water. Our lungs are 90% water while our brain contains up to 76% water. The surface of the earth is comprised of over 70% water, out...
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Serendipity of the Day

Serendipity of the Day
On the road...again!!!   Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams   Chronicles of a Footloose Forester    By Dick Pellek       SERENDIPITY OF THE DAY     Occasional pictures of huge trees with buttresses on Facebook prompted the Footloose Forester to research some selected literature on Costa Rica in an attempt...
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People Who Mattered

People Who Mattered
  On the road…again!!! Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Self-Quiz About People Who Mattered   In an exercise of introspection about who and how some people in his life influenced him, the Footloose Forester first started with a copied list of salient issues...
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Round Pegs and Square Holes

Round Pegs and Square Holes
Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek     Round Pegs and Square Holes     PhD Committee: Now, Candidate for the PhD, I want you to give this committee your views on the idea of putting round pegs in square holes and square pegs in...
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Taking the Ferry

Taking the Ferry
On the road…again!!! Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Taking The Ferry   The wanderlust is real.  The people, the places, and the descriptions have since been painted into memory, starting with the wanderlust of an adolescent and continuing through years of daydreams.  In...
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What Copilot Knows About You

What Copilot Knows About You
On the road…again!!!   Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams   Chronicles of a Footloose Forester    By Dick Pellek       What Copilot Knows About You, A Function Of What Is Asked     In everyday life, the answers you get depend upon what you ask, and who you ask.  With...
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Pluggers, Like You

Pluggers, Like You
On the road…again!!!   Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams   Chronicles of a Footloose Forester    By Dick Pellek     The Pluggers     The Pluggers in life have been my own chosen groupies.  They know that they are not elite, highly skilled, ultra talented, or the fastest runners on the...
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An Open Letter to Copilot, With Revisions

An Open Letter to Copilot, With Revisions
On the road…again!!! Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek     An Open Letter to Copilot, With Revisions   My sincere apology to you, Copilot if I have offended your sensibilities.  When in the past I have taken issue with the disadvantages and pitfalls of...
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Deep Fake Photos II

Deep Fake Photos II
On the road…again!!! Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek     Copied and Photoshopped Deep Fake Photos    Not that anyone cares, but certain “news” feeds on the Internet continue to mislead readers with clickbait gambits to lure them into informational stories that have nothing...
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Before I Was Born

Before I Was Born
On the road...again!!! Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Before I Was Born   As much as the Footloose Forester tried to avoid nostalgia in his Chronicles of a Footloose Forester , there are certain images that contain so much personal meaning that it...
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A Solitary Tree is Not a Lonely Tree

A Solitary Tree is Not a Lonely Tree
On the road...again!!! Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek     A Solitary Tree Is Not a Lonely Tree   When casual visitors to Internet sites mention planting trees as a useful practice, the whole gamut of their past experience and current expectations may come...
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A.I. Cousins Named Siri, Cortana, Alexis, Copilot, et.al.

A.I. Cousins Named Siri, Cortana, Alexis, Copilot, et.al.
On the road...again!!! Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek     The A.I. Cousins Named Siri, Alexis, Cortana (deceased), Copilot, et.al.   Artificial Intelligence is not exactly new in computer technology, but it seems that its applications are multiplying faster than most of us realize. ...
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Generosity of Poor Farmers

On the road...again!!! Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester  By Dick Pellek The Generosity of Poor Farmers   Mental images of generous people often appear in the dreams of the Footloose Forester .  As it happens, they were all poor farmers or shopkeepers who were framed in the...
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The Generosity of Poor Farmers

The Generosity of Poor Farmers
On the road...again!!!   Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams   Chronicles of a Footloose Forester    By Dick Pellek       The Generosity of Poor Farmers     Mental images of generous people often appear in the dreams of the Footloose Forester .  As it happens, they were all poor farmers...
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Gaslighting, Sophistry, and Transference

Gaslighting, Sophistry, and Transference
On the road…again! Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek     Gaslighting, Sophistry, and Transference   The season of political shenanigans is getting into full swing.  As if we haven’t already become numb with the rhetoric going back and forth, the major political parties are...
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Troy, You Outlive Your Literary Demise

Troy, You Outlive Your Literary Demise
Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek     Troy, You Outlive Your Literary Demise   Harking back to college days and the tiny speaking role in a play took on an extra burden for this dream-inspired chronicle.  It might not have emerged if the Footloose...
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Bird Watching Fail

Bird Watching Fail
Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek     Bird Watching Fail     A story without a purpose, a story without a photo, a story devoid of observations—is not much of a story at all.  If the readers of these Chronicles of a Footloose Forester...
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Adventures in Surveying

Adventures in Surveying
Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek     Adventures in Surveying   Another dream, another chronicle about disparate events in the past that somehow got stitched together in the dream itself.  This chronicle combines a bit of forestry field work, a bit of practical applications...
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