Cortana and Artificial Intelligence

Cortana and Artificial Intelligence
Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek    Cortana and Artificial Intelligence Corresponding with others through computer-based social media should be easier these days, thanks to the artificial intelligence aids like text and voice personal digital assistants named Siri [Apple], Alexa [Amazon], and Cortana [Microsoft].  Ask...
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6 Ways to Numb Yourself without Drugs

Life is nothing, but a series of miseries intervened by small moments of happiness. If you are a millennial, then you are probably looking for ways to fall asleep eternally without dying. While no technology has yet been developed for that, you can still use alternative means to check out from...
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Self-Effacement Isn't Weakness

Self-Effacement Isn't Weakness
Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Self-effacement Isn’t Weakness (For a kid who thinks he can)   If you think you are beaten, you are; If you think you dare not, you don't. If you'd like to win, but think you can't It's almost...
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Agent Orange Returns

Agent Orange Returns
Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek     Agent Orange Returns   The haunting memories of the Viet Nam War come back in short flashes on some days and in long dreams on some nights.  Many mysteries abound about how and why some things came...
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Hawaiian Talk Story

Hawaiian Talk Story
Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Hawaiian Talk Story When a Quora .com  question presumably submitted by a grammar school student was posed about how we could determine the texture of a soil, the Footloose Forester decided to answer the question with a little...
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Christmas Activities for Seniors with Alzheimer's

Christmas is a special holiday that everyone wants to celebrate. Nobody wants to miss out on the fun, including seniors who have Alzheimer's disease. Here are some exciting Christmas activities you can do to make the holidays more fun. Engage Them in Gift-Wrapping Wrapping gifts is a soothing activity for seniors...
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The American Dream

I was witness to this and a part of this American dream. Before my time, let us start at the beginning of this dream. Like so many like Mr. Antico came to America from Italy. He more than likely was a common laborer doing pick and shovel work. I would guess...
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Will you marry me?

   James and Debra had been dating for 2 years. They started dating on April 9. and  were having a great time. James had insisted that he was in love with Debra and he knew that she was in love with him. James had never talked about  getting married. Debra was...
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Addition to the house

   James and Debra had been married a few years, when they decided to add on to their house. James wanted a workshop and Debra wanted to have a carport. Like with all plans, they take on a life of their own, once created. When they were finished with the plans...
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Baby

   James and Debra had been married for a few years and had decided to try to get pregnant. James had taken the birth control pills and thrown them in the trash. We were not actively trying to get pregnant, but we were not doing anything to prevent a baby either....
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Honeymoon

Honeymoon    James and Debra decided to take a week and go to Gatlinburg Tennessee for their honeymoon. They traveled half way to Gatlenburg and spent the night, the next morning they decided to drive the rest of the way to Gattlenburg and get breakfast once they arrived.    James was...
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Nana

  Alice was the greatest mother to James. She worked at the local utility company in a town close to where she lived. When James was born, she took him to work with her, collecting payments for area customers for their utility bills. James got proficient in counting monies and writing...
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Moving James, Beverly Hillbillies style

   Moving James. James was living in an 2 room apartment in Forest City North Carolina. He had a bedroom and a kitchen-living room combo. The entire apartment was 300 square feet. James' apartment came furnished with a couch, bed and dresser. All of James' personal possessions amounted to a computer, clothes,...
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Wedding Day

Wedding day    James and Debra were still working on the house, cleaning and straightening, on the day of the wedding. Work continued until about 2 hours before the wedding was scheduled to begin.    Debra's sister Denise had made food for the wedding, her wedding gift to James and Debra....
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A home together

New home    After James and Debra decided to get married, and had set a wedding date, next came the ordeal of looking for a place to live. We began looking at apartments in Spartanburg and rental property. Grandpa comes home one night and tells me that one of the employees...
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Fate

Fate    James mother Alice, was his only parent from the time he was 16 until her death in 2008. James father, Howard Thomas Phelps had been sick most of James life with intestinal cancer. From as long as James can remember, Howard had been sick and in-out of the hospital....
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How we met

   I was working as a Respiratory Therapist at Cherokee Memorial Hospital in Gaffney SC. James was hired at the same hospital just after graduating from Western Carolina University with a degree in Medical Laboratory Medicine. One of the staff members that I was working with was a lady about my...
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Web development services

PNJ Sharptech is a reliable name and your source for unique web development services in India . We are committed to design robust & creative solutions to our onshore and offshore clients. Our team of professionals include the smart graphic & web designers, efficient developers and database professionals and expert search...
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Dad's first wife

I didn't know about dad's first wife until I went to a first cousin reunion around 1980.  My cousin Edgar Miller's wife Mary was showing me some photos that people had brought and picked up one and said "This is the wedding photo of your dad and his first wife and...
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Moose Lodge 85

I was probably in the Moose lodge since before I can remember.  Both Mom and Pop were members there and in the 1950s it was located at Number 2 Main St. in Evansville.  It was converted from the two story Old National Bank building and had a tall lighted upright sign...
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