What Do You See?

What Do You See?
Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek     What Do You See?   Many chronicles of late have begun with ideas developed in dreams and later polished on paper. A few chronicles like this one begin with a picture and must be probed to reveal...
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The Horrors of War

The Horrors of War
Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   The Horrors of War Many military men and women who return from war are reluctant to talk about it but there have been enough stories and brief flashes of graphic descriptions that have leaked out or escaped from...
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Calling B.S. on ...

Calling B.S. on ...
Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Calling B.S. On …. The time has come to call B.S. on TV advertisements that use hard-sell promotional tactics to convince us that this ____ is the best ____ you will ever buy, or your money back. Or,...
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We Took the TukTuk

We Took the TukTuk
On the road…again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek    We Took the TukTuk When you are thinking of taking a cruise you can readily imagine what the major mode of conveyance is going to be and perhaps even know in advance what it will look...
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Legacy Of The Land

Legacy Of The Land
On the road…again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek        Legacy Of The Land   If you are not making many mistakes, you are not being very creative.  Now, that is a stinging indictment…to the reader, whomever that is, and from the writer…whomever that was. ...
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Five Languages At Lunch

Five Languages At Lunch
On the road …again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Five Languages At Lunch   It was a typical family get-together for lunch.  Except this was no typical family and no ordinary lunch.  The sit-down lunch was composed of extended family members from different towns,...
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Affinity With Tigers

Affinity With Tigers
On the road …again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Affinity With Tigers   Blame it on his favorite uncle.  As a youngster in short pants, the Footloose Forester sometimes heard his mother refer to her younger brother as Tiger; and in reality, her brother...
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Mangoes For Elephants

Mangoes For Elephants
  On the road...again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Mangoes For Elephants   No, this is not a footnote about the 2011 Fox movie production of the same genre.   The movie “Water for Elephants” was about a circus elephant that was abused and usually...
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