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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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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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 Vision From Heaven

A Vision From Heaven ***   ­No Body, No Wings   The Vision Couldn’t Be Seen by Eye   But Through My Humbled Mind   A Beautiful Spirit of Color   That Floated Tirelessly, From Here to There   From its Bottom, Stars Sparkled   And Bright Lights Shone Through  ...
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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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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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On Smiles

On Smiles
On the road…again! Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek    On Smiles   If you are curious about where you might look to personally see almost everybody smiling, you might try a Catholic church, just after the priest says, “Let us show one another a...
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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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Chinese Party Balloon

Chinese Party Balloon
Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek     Chinese Party Balloon     The humor category of Chronicles of a Footloose Forester is pretty skimpy, not that there is no humor in the world. Lest the world forgets, however; more than a few comedians have...
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Espionage and Transparency

Espionage and Transparency
On the road…again!!! Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Espionage and Transparency Espionage Espionage, spying or intelligence gathering is the act of obtaining secret or confidential information from non-disclosed sources or divulging of the same without the permission of ... The on-line dictionary definition...
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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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Subjectivity vs. Objectivity

Subjectivity vs. Objectivity
On the road…again! Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek    The Gulf Between Subjectivity and Objectivity There is no line between subjectivity and objectivity.  There is a gulf.  People often speak out with the pretension of authority in their voice, a loud din of force...
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Just Walkin' Along

Just Walkin' Along
  Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek Walkin’ Along My Merry Way Some people may think that walking from the airport to town is unusual, but walking was a job requirement of the Footloose Forester . Once you left the road to enter into the...
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On Ambitions

On Ambitions
On the road…again! Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek    On Ambitions     Only when the Footloose Forester  reviewed the presumed acknowledgment/comment box for Ambitious about students in his class, as reported in the for-profit website called Classmates, did he even think about himself...
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On the 5, 6, or More Senses

On the 5, 6, or More Senses
On the road...again!!!   Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams   Chronicles of a Footloose Forester   By Dick Pellek     Messages to the Brain     People immediately respond to things that jump out at them. It is human nature to jump back when you’re about to step on a snake, or to wince when you touch a hot item.  On seeing...
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