Rowboat to Troopship

Rowboat to Troopship
On the road...again!!! Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Rowboat to Troopship   A landlubber like the Footloose Forester always felt at home with the sound of granite sand under his boots, the firm landings of his bare feet in beach sand, and the...
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Flashes of Memory

Flashes of Memory
Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek     Flashes of Memory   One unplanned adventure was so short-lived that the bits and pieces of the story framework were so scattered throughout his latest dream that they had to be assembled during consciousness to be cogent. The...
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Into The Volcano

Into The Volcano
Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Into The Volcano The seminal Chronicles of a Footloose Forester has always been an unscheduled mélange of essays, stories, dreams, and adventures.  If he had his way, the adventures would predominate and the stories would follow.  The dreams...
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On Rain Shadows And Rain Forests

On Rain Shadows And Rain Forests
On the road…again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Rain Shadows and Rain Forests   On the one hand, you have those who believe in global warming; and on the other side of the divide are those who are currently labeled as climate change deniers. ...
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On The Road...And In The Woods...In Panama and Costa Rica

On The Road...And In The Woods...In Panama and Costa Rica
On the road… again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Teak is Still Exotic in Central America   As a graduate student at the University of Florida, the Footloose Forester chose to declare a major in tropical forestry. To be a credible tropical forester, that...
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Pretty Little Snake

Pretty Little Snake
On the road… again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   C for Costa Rica The Switzerland of Central America is known as the country that has the most stable democracy in Latin America. Costa Rica is also a magnet for studies in tropical ecology, whether...
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Teak Plantations of Honduras

Teak Plantations of Honduras
  On the road…again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek    H is Honduras     After getting a small grant to research a few selected teak plantations in Central America, compliments of the Organization for Tropical Studies, the Footloose Forester chose Costa Rica, Panama, and...
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Volcanoes Are Awesome

Volcanoes Are Awesome
On the road… again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Mist in the Volcanoes Anyone wanting to adventure and drink in the wonders of nature at the same time might consider visiting a few volcanoes. The fearsome earthquakes and tsunamis of the last two decades...
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