On Perceptiveness

On Perceptiveness
On the road…again!!! Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   On Perceptiveness   The Lumpers and the Splitters of the world are often miles apart when it comes to perceiving things around them.  Methinks that they may also act in different ways.  Our individual ways...
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A Few Anecdotes About Fruits

A Few Anecdotes About Fruits
Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek     A Few Anecdotes About Fruits We don’t give much thought to a comment by someone about having sliced banana in their morning cereal or crushed pineapple on last night’s baked ham.  Or the fresh papaya that we...
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Drs. and Doctorandus

Drs. and Doctorandus
Acer rubrum To Zyzyphus jujuba Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Drs. and Doctorandus Titles, degrees, and honorifics are important in some circles to distinguish the achiever by the achievement, the apparent status of the individual by the designator before the name, or the...
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On Mathematics and Nightmares

On Mathematics and Nightmares
  On the road…again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   On Mathematics and Nightmares   Maybe the title of this vignette should be,  On Nightmares and Mathematics.    As an adult, the  Footloose Forester  does not have many nightmares, but when they disturb his sleep,...
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Let's Go Shake The Mango Tree

Let's Go Shake The Mango Tree
  On the road…again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Let’s Go Shake The Mango Tree   Mango cubes in his breakfast cereal were more tastebud satisfying and aromatically pleasing than sliced bananas ever were. It took decades of taste testing, mixing of ingredients, and...
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Getting The Most Out Of Coconuts

Getting The Most Out Of Coconuts
On the road…again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Getting The Most Out Of Coconuts   Seeing a coconut lying under the tree was always a reason to smile. Wife Thu and Footloose Forester were fortunate to live in Hawaii where coconut palms are abundant,...
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