Accidental Rock Hound

Accidental Rock Hound
On the road…again!!! Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Accidental Rock Hound   Another dream, another chronicle about those bits and pieces of reverie that bob up and down in the soup of memories.  The first ingredient in the soup of last night’s dream...
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On Inspiration

On Inspiration
Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek     On Inspiration Looking back over the years and wondering why certain pronouncements by prominent people that were published for all of us to read were featured in the first place, the introspective Footloose Forester saw a pattern. ...
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Back to Tan Son Nhut, in a Dream

Back to Tan Son Nhut, in a Dream
Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek    Back to Tan Son Nhut, in a Dream   Another dream, another chronicle eeked out about those unforgettable years during the Viet Nam War.  The ten days that Footloose Forester spent sleeping under his desk at Tan Son...
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A Day in the Cholistan Desert

A Day in the Cholistan Desert
Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek     A Day in the Cholistan Desert We met in a sparsely furnished office building whose windows rattled when the wind blew.  Two young and eager Pakistani soil scientists had been assigned to escort us to one of...
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Serendipity in the Library

Serendipity in the Library
On the road...again!! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Serendipity in the Library   Another dream last night…and another attempt at an essay today.  Most dreams are not long enough or sensible enough to savor and save as muted inspiration, but over the past few...
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If I Had Three Wishes

If I Had Three Wishes
If I Had 3 Wishes As often as I have heard that expression, starting with my childhood, I have never been able to provide an answer.  The inquiry is simple and innocuous enough, “what would you ask for, if you had three wishes?”  Perhaps it was the recognition that such rhetorical...
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My Bid Is 8 Spades

My Bid Is 8 Spades
      On the road…again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   My Bid Is 8 Spades   The people are real…the events are real…the circumstances are real…the principles are real…the lessons are real…the story is real; but this story, itself is about a dream....
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Getting Along in Polyglot

Getting Along in Polyglot
On the road….again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek São Jorge dos Orgãos, Cape Verde People, places, and events are sloshing around in his memory in such an unconsolidated way that it would be fair to describe the state of affairs as a mental soup, with...
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Nightmares and Daydreams of Indonesia

Nightmares and Daydreams of Indonesia
On the road…again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek Nightmares and Daydreams of Indonesia   Of all the many memories of foreign lands that are among the very deepest in the conscious and sub-conscious thoughts of the Footloose Forester, more of them are about Indonesia than...
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