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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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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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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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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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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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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On Playing FreeCell Solaire To Test Cognitive Acuity

On Playing FreeCell Solaire To Test Cognitive Acuity
On the road…again!!! Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek    On Testing Mental Acuity   FreeCell solitaire Game #48995 played and won in 2:04 minutes and 84 moves sets a high bar for recognizing and executing the moves it takes to win.  The Footloose Forester...
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Fake Photo Marries Fake News

Fake Photo Marries Fake News
On the road…again!!! Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek    Photoshopped Deep Fake Photos and Fake News Get Married 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...
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Hectarage

Hectarage
On the road…again! Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Hectarage   The stimulus to attempt another chronicle of the Essays variety owes its impetus to both a previous posting on social media and to a dream about that posting.  Hectarage , as the purported...
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Don't Confuse Me With Facts...My Mind Is Made Up

Don't Confuse Me With Facts...My Mind Is Made Up
On the road…again!!! Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Don’t Confuse Me With Facts…My Mind Is Made Up     Very often the stimulus to pen a chronicle is based on a recent event that opened up old wounds.  The most recent stimulus had...
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Forestation in Brazil

Forestation in Brazil
On the road…again!!! Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Forestation in Brazil   The photo credits used in this chronicle are unknown but were copied from Facebook.  My apology for taking the easy way out in re-telling a story about forestation in Brazil.  Some...
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On Deceptions

On Deceptions
On the road…again! Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   On Deceptions   Many of the games and puzzles one finds on the Internet are enticing time wasters.  And they are usually rife with hidden hacks, deceptions, and subterfuges that promote in us a sense...
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Dear AI,

Dear AI,
On the road…again! Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek                                                                         ...
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Inductive Reasoning in Third Grade

Inductive Reasoning in Third Grade
On the road…again! Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek     Inductive Reasoning and Third-Grade Science Class   The dream came first, the details came later, and the story came last.  In a very pleasant dream last night, there we were, sitting on heavy wooden...
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Fuzzy Wuzzy Was A Bear

Fuzzy Wuzzy Was A Bear
Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Fuzzy Wuzzy Was A Bear   Fuzzy Wuzzy was a bear Fuzzy Wuzzy had no hair Fuzzy Wuzzy wasn’t fuzzy Was he?   2 nd Grade Teacher:  “Now children, for your homework I want you to go home...
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Glass Half Full? Half Empty?

Glass Half Full? Half Empty?
On the road…again! Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Glass Half Full? Half Empty?     Life holds more than a few mysteries.  We can plainly see a water glass that is half full/half empty, but the question is, which is it?  Some people...
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Quantitative Analysis, Qualitative Analysis, Critical Analysis

Quantitative Analysis, Qualitative Analysis, Critical Analysis
On the road…again!!! Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Quantitative Analysis, Qualitative Analysis, Critical Analysis   Chemistry is fascinating but it is hard.  A chem major earns respect for the mere fact of choosing a field that contains as much mystery, uncertainty, and challenge as...
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Don't Believe Everything You Read

Don't Believe Everything You Read
On the road…again!!! Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Don’t Believe Everything You Read, Even in the Dictionary   On the general theme of words matter, today’s chronicle is a short essay on why readers should not rely on everything they read as being...
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Mystery Mango

Mystery Mango
On the road…again!!! Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Mystery Mango   It should not take an archeological discovery for the world to share the identity of one of the most delicious fruits to ever grow on a tree.  A still-mysterious mango variety from...
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