Geographic Coordinates With Pictures To Match

Geographic Coordinates With Pictures To Match
On the road…again!!! Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Geographic Coordinates with Pictures to Match   If you drop in at digital coordinates 44.293805, -105.526084 this summer, you will enjoy the time and leave with a few pleasant memories.  And maybe a full tummy. ...
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On Being An Observer

On Being An Observer
  On the road…again!  Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams  Chronicles of a Footloose Forester  By Dick Pellek      On Being An Observer   Every once in a while, the Footloose Forester (and everybody else) shows disappointment that something important that should have been recognized was not, something that should have been...
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It's Raining In The Teak

It's Raining In The Teak
On the road…again!!! Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester   By Dick Pellek    It’s Raining in the Teak     The combination and progression of adventures that led to dreams that led to stories that sometimes led to essays is the present impetus to now tell a tale...
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Courier

Courier
On the road…again!!! Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek     Courier   Another dream-inspired chronicle, but hey! Whatever works.  Truth be told, the seeds of many chronicles germinated during dreams but the pre-writing phase was usually shortly after waking, and the first draft started...
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The Lumper and the Splitter Meet Again

The Lumper and the Splitter Meet Again
Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   The Lumper and the Splitter Meet Again   The Footloose Forester has been a life-long splitter: dividing seemingly simple observations into more refined, detailed considerations into the possibilities about the presumed complexity of those observations. A photograph of...
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Let's Go Shake the Mango Tree, Cherry Tree, and Apple Trees

Let's Go Shake the Mango Tree, Cherry Tree, and Apple Trees
Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek    Let’s Go Shake the Mango Tree, the Cherry Tree, and the Apple Trees   Many chronicles of late have been enticed and extracted from dreams and polished up on paper before deciding where the latest one belongs:  in...
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Let's Go Bend The Fig Tree

Let's Go Bend The Fig Tree
  Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek     Let’s Go Bend The Fig Tree   The Bengal Tiger first coined the words to the love sonnet “let’s go shake the mango tree” when we lived in Hawaii in the 1970s.  She sang that sweet...
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Hacking the Russian Environmental Report

Hacking the Russian Environmental Report
On the road…again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Hacking the Russian Environmental Report   Once in a while when a suspect news report gets aired with a misleading spin, the Footloose Forester goes into one of his petulant moods and yearns to compose a...
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What Goes Around, Came Around Again

What Goes Around, Came Around Again
­Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek     What Goes Around Came Around, Again   The passing phases of our lives are marked by words and phrases that come into vogue out of the blue, are repeated often by trendsetters and hipsters, and eventually disappear...
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Let's Go Shake The Apple Tree

Let's Go Shake The Apple Tree
  On the road… again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Let’s Go Shake The Apple Tree   The Bengal Tiger was already in the branches of the Pennsylvania apple tree in the autumn of 2015 when she connected with the expression she had used...
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The Seagulls And The Clams

The Seagulls And The Clams
Acer rubrum To Zyzyphus jujuba Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   The Seagulls And The Clams   Our friend Thanh Mahoney related an amusing story to us about one of those “Truth is Stranger Than Fiction” events that might have seemed bizarre when it...
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It Pays To Read Labels

It Pays To Read Labels
Acer rubrum To Zyzyphus jujuba Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   It Pays To Read Labels   Advertisers have been doing it for decades.  Putting nutritional information on milk cartons and cereal boxes, assembly instructions on the back of pre-fabricated office furniture pieces, and...
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Some Things You Can Make Up

Some Things You Can Make Up
On the road… again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Some Things You Can Make Up   People get bored quite easily. To counter that, many a youngster with an active mind tries to attract attention with their own personality traits that shout out, “I’m...
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Detecting The Vile In Greenbackville

Detecting The Vile In Greenbackville
On the road…again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Detecting The Vile In Greenbackville   No, this chronicle is not an exposé about sinister happenings perpetrated by vile residents in the sleepy little fishing village of Greenbackville, Virginia. Our fair hamlet of a mere 192...
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Where Squirrels And Chickadees Compete

Where Squirrels And Chickadees Compete
On the road …again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Where Chickadees and Squirrels Compete   People who read some of the other chronicles of the Footloose Forester probably wonder if everything that is written is really true. Yes, all the stories are true, although...
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Now On Stage ... In Order Of Appearance

Now On Stage ... In Order Of Appearance
On the road…again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   And Now On Stage …In Order Of Appearance   Let me introduce the actors, as they appear on stage.  From somewhere beyond the green curtain of shrubbery comes a red-headed woodpecker.  He appears stage left where...
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Reading The Fine Print

Reading The Fine Print
On the road…. again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Reading The Fine Print   We all know that there is going to be fine print in contracts and agreements.  For the most part, the fine print protects the other party from unnecessary lawsuits, in...
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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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What Goes Around, Comes Around

What Goes Around, Comes Around
On the road… again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   What Goes Around Comes Around   The first time that the Footloose Forester ever set eyes upon a  Zyzyphus   jujuba tree was in a desert region in Sind Province, Pakistan.  Travelers in the desert...
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Serendipity Of Katherine's Sculpture

Serendipity Of Katherine's Sculpture
On the road…again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   The Serendipity Of Katherine’s Statue Serendipity has always been one of his favorite words. The dictionary definition of serendipity has a few variations; but in general, it means a pleasant, fortunate and unexpected discovery. Finding the...
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