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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Googling Pyramid Peak

Googling Pyramid Peak
On the road…again!!! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Googling Pyramid Peak   Another day, another dream, and another chronicle about nagging problems.  The long-festering issue about which screen capture photos from the Internet are free of copyright restrictions welled up again in last night’s...
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The Most Beautiful Tree In The World

The Most Beautiful Tree In The World
Acer rubrum To Zyzyphus jujuba Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   The Beautiful Benjamin Fig   At last the time has come to share information about the most beautiful tree in the world.  You will have to use some of your navigational skills to...
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You Remember Birdies and Eagles

You Remember Birdies and Eagles
On the road…again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek You Remember Birdies and Eagles One of the differences between daydreams and night time dreams is the simple proposition that daydreams are induced recollections and night time dreams are involuntary.  We may awaken to recall something about...
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Trail Mix

Trail Mix
Acer rubrum To Zyzyphus jujuba Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Trail Mix Remembering the name of one of his favorite snacks proved to be task that would not be completed until early the next morning, upon waking from sleep. Going to bed trying...
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Serendipity in the Library

Serendipity in the Library
On the road...again!!! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Serendipity in the Library   Another dream last night…and another attempt at an essay today.  Most dreams are not long enough or sensible enough to savor and save as muted inspiration, but over the past few...
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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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Kansas University (KU) at Lawrence, Kansas 1959-1960

Kansas University (KU) at Lawrence, Kansas 1959-1960
Before we were married, Keith and I shared with each other our personal dreams for our lives.  Keith wanted to study brain and central nervous system function and I wanted to pursue music (especially piano music) and be able to share it with others to enrich their lives.  The time had...
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Poor Communication, Poor Coordination

Poor Communication, Poor Coordination
On the road…again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Poor Communication, Poor Coordination   The petulant side of the Footloose Forester once again emerged in a dream of days gone by.  In the vein of a story teller, he realized that by stringing together enough...
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The Other Side Of The Coin

The Other Side Of The Coin
On the road…again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   The Other Side Of The Coin   Spoiler Alert:  This is another dream induced chronicle entry that emanates from the undigested sludge of the cesspool thoughts of the Footloose Forester. There are various ways that its...
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Feeling Down? BOAT ON!!!

Feeling Down? BOAT ON!!!
Ryan's Place Park--But he will never play there . When tragedy strikes, how many of us look for the silver lining and the dreams that can come true when we find it?  After my two-year-old grand-nephew, Ryan, drowned in Lake Powell on a family vacation 9 Aug 2006, the family was...
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Mathematics and Nightmares

Mathematics and Nightmares
  On the road…again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   On Mathematics and Nightmares Maybe the title of this vignette should be,  On Nightmares and Mathematics.    As an adult, the  Footloose Forester  does not have many nightmares, but when they disturb his sleep, most...
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Remembering Secret Pleasures

Remembering Secret Pleasures
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