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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Taking the Ferry

Taking the Ferry
On the road…again!!! Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Taking The Ferry   The wanderlust is real.  The people, the places, and the descriptions have since been painted into memory, starting with the wanderlust of an adolescent and continuing through years of daydreams.  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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An Open Letter to Copilot, With Revisions

An Open Letter to Copilot, With Revisions
On the road…again!!! Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek     An Open Letter to Copilot, With Revisions   My sincere apology to you, Copilot if I have offended your sensibilities.  When in the past I have taken issue with the disadvantages and pitfalls of...
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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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Before I Was Born

Before I Was Born
On the road...again!!! Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Before I Was Born   As much as the Footloose Forester tried to avoid nostalgia in his Chronicles of a Footloose Forester , there are certain images that contain so much personal meaning that it...
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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.I. Cousins Named Siri, Cortana, Alexis, Copilot, et.al.

A.I. Cousins Named Siri, Cortana, Alexis, Copilot, et.al.
On the road...again!!! Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek     The A.I. Cousins Named Siri, Alexis, Cortana (deceased), Copilot, et.al.   Artificial Intelligence is not exactly new in computer technology, but it seems that its applications are multiplying faster than most of us realize. ...
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The Generosity of Poor Farmers

The Generosity of Poor Farmers
On the road...again!!!   Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams   Chronicles of a Footloose Forester    By Dick Pellek       The Generosity of Poor Farmers     Mental images of generous people often appear in the dreams of the Footloose Forester .  As it happens, they were all poor farmers...
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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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Troy, You Outlive Your Literary Demise

Troy, You Outlive Your Literary Demise
Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek     Troy, You Outlive Your Literary Demise   Harking back to college days and the tiny speaking role in a play took on an extra burden for this dream-inspired chronicle.  It might not have emerged if the Footloose...
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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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Adventures in Surveying

Adventures in Surveying
Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek     Adventures in Surveying   Another dream, another chronicle about disparate events in the past that somehow got stitched together in the dream itself.  This chronicle combines a bit of forestry field work, a bit of practical applications...
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Grandpa Wilson's Funeral

We left Southern California. I believe, in the car, was my father, my mother, my uncle, Larry, myself. It might have been another brother or sister. Anyway, the car was full. We had everything in the trunk, as well. And, the funeral was going to be in Roosevelt, Utah, where he...
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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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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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