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Single-Tree Selection Becomes High-Grading

Single-Tree Selection Becomes High-Grading
Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek     Single Tree Selection Becomes High-Grading   With all the talk about deforestation and the evils of cutting down trees, people everywhere should remember that humans have been cutting down trees ever since they invented the tools to...
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The K-Turn and Mountain Roads

The K-Turn and Mountain Roads
Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   The K-Turn and Mountain Roads   Our family has a long tradition of learning how to drive from other family members and we all recall episodes of the lessons.  The Footloose Forester takes pride in teaching things, and...
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Create A Unique Style With Boy’s Polo Shirts

Create A Unique Style With Boy’s Polo Shirts
Iconic Style With Polo Shirts: It doesn’t matter how old you are ,  polo shirts will never go out in the era of fashion. They were and they are could be the best choice for men and boys by which they create a great way of defining their standards and the...
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Professional Forest Management

Professional Forest Management
Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek     Professional Forest Management Integrating soil/site aspects in planting strategy   This essay/story evolves from a critique about a real-time, first-rate example of forest management and real-time planning of forest plantations in Ireland.  Thanks to the Irish Forestry...
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5 Signs You May Need Senior Companion Care

Age-related health problems can compromise our ability to live independently at home and manage normal housework. Problems may include loss of mobility due to aging or cognitive decline as soon as Alzheimer's disease or dementia appears. You may be interested in a solution that guarantees your well-being and allows you to...
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Holiday at Cam Ranh Bay

Holiday at Cam Ranh Bay
Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek    Holiday at Cam Ranh Bay   It wasn’t often that the Footloose Forester chose to pick up his suitcase and walk from the air terminal to his destination, especially when he was in Viet Nam during the height...
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The Cheetah at the Waterhole

The Cheetah at the Waterhole
Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   The Cheetah at the Waterhole   As time passes, so also do some of the details of even favorite adventures.  The great fun trip to the Laikipia Plateau of Kenya in 1991 was one of them, and last...
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A Musing On Old Age

Very few people of my age express themselves about such things and I will not purport to speak for them, but only for myself. Old age from day to day, sometimes hour by hour, is a kaleidoscope of feelings. These sentiments may be common to us, or they may be uniquely...
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On Fear

On Fear
Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   On Fear An innocent Internet meme about fear was the first disturbance that summoned the specter of fear to return, to creep closer.  The second incident was a horrific movie about World War II, the very same day...
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Early Signs of Dementia: Things You Need to Know

Dementia denotes a group of symptoms which affect memory, thoughts, and communication. Dementia typically impacts older adults and occurs due to damaged brain cells that are not able to communicate effectively with each other.  Alzheimer’s disease  is the most common reason for dementia, accounting for around 60 to 80 percent of...
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Planting Trees By The Numbers

Planting Trees By The Numbers
Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Planting by the Numbers   Most adults have planted a tree or two and gained satisfaction from having done so.  Perhaps they also mused about how tall it would become and if the fruit would ripen for them...
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Finding Inspiration for Dissertation Writing Projects

Inspiration, like good news, occurs spontaneously. The science behind epiphanies states that one experiences the moment as a result of neuroplasticity. This process claims that the human brain has the potential to form neural pathways and form new connections even in the ages of adulthood. Essentially, when these moments occur, the...
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A Closer Look at a Picture Worth a Thousand Words

A Closer Look at a Picture Worth a Thousand Words
Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek     A Closer Look at a Picture Worth a Thousand Words Flamengos Tree Nursery, Cape Verde Some people are proud of their humble beginnings.  Others are impatient to move on and forget about the past. It was many...
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Passages Can Be Dark Places

All life is nothing but a connected series of “passages.”    We may stay in some places longer than others, but in the end, we always find we must leave and go through a passage to another place; we must make a transition into something we were not before.   Some...
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How to write a PhD dissertation proposal?

A dissertation is necessary to complete before your PhD degree. It is a complex work with tons of difficulties for post-graduation. Bearing all these difficulties when one finishes the dissertation knows the worth and opportunities it will open for them. A dissertation on the PhD level is not an easy task...
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Cheat the System, Cheat Society

Cheat the System, Cheat Society
Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek     Cheat the System, Cheat Society   This essay may look familiar, because it is.  It, however; needs an update for obvious reasons. [original]   There are plenty of self-help books out there. Some are long and fairly...
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Kompromat

Kompromat
Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Kompromat One of the reasons why the Footloose Forester uses a masthead with a heading that includes the key words: Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams is because his self-awareness tells him that in his desire to put into print...
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Ghosts of Christmas

It is somewhat difficult for me to avoid tasting a certain amount of sadness while savoring the sights, sounds and feasts of “The Holidays” these days.  Unlike Dicken’s “Ghost of Christmas Past,” I have many memories of delightful Christmas celebrations.  As a school band director (in the middle years of the...
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If You Ever Go Across the Sea to Java

If You Ever Go Across the Sea to Java
Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   If You Ever Go Across the Sea to Java “If you ever go across the sea to Ireland,” begin the plaintive words of an old but enchanting melody. The haunting Irish melody transforms your thoughts into dreams as...
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