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in Defining Moment
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Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek On Fear An innocent Internet meme about fear was the first disturbance that summoned the specter of fear to return, to creep closer.  The second incident was a horrific movie about World War II, the very same day...

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At the time of the study, the time devoted to the task is not as important as the quality of the hours dedicated. Students of all levels and careers will be favored when they learn how to optimize their study time successfully. Increase productivity when studying is a process that...

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There is simply no doubt that as a writer you feel deeply involved with your work and like to share your voice with others so that it can be heard. A million of ideas might explode inside your head, however only some are able to make an impact and offer...

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An introduction is the first impression created on someone when you see them for the first time. It is the overview that is given about one’s personality briefly so that the other person gets the idea who he is dealing with. Introduction to assignments or essays is pretty much for...

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in Growing Up
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Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek     Are You Bragging or Complaining?   This chronicle is for you, Red Lee.  You are in the center of that mental photograph that flashes in my mind, since that day in early autumn of 1955 when...

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in Health
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Depression is one of the leading causes of suicides in the world. It is a mental and sometimes physical ailment which impacts your daily functioning, relationships, work, education, and every other aspect of life. People generally misunderstand depression as sadness; it must be acknowledged that depression is not a feeling...

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Taking care of senior adults and monitoring their health while living far away can be a challenge. The Clinical Interventions on Aging estimates that there are five to seven million Americans who are long-distance caregivers for elders, and this figure is likely to double in the next 15 years. However, the latest...

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in forests and forestry
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Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek     Single Tree Selection Becomes High-Grading   With all the talk about deforestation and the evils of cutting down trees, people everywhere should remember that humans have been cutting down trees ever since they invented the tools...

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Many students are really way too excited for college and living on campus. Why? Because they feel that they are going to be living a carefree, independent life without their parents. There’s no denying the fact the college life gives you so many new and beautiful memories and you get to...

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in Caregiving
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Nothing beats the security and comfort of your own home. In-home care helps older adults receive the care they need while living freely in their home for as long as possible, despite undergoing an illness or injury. It includes a wide range of services and on several occasions may delay or...

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     Isn’t a day feels a little shorter for you. Don’t you think if you have 2 more hours added in 24 hours that would double up your productivity and enable you to complete all the rest of the chores you plan to do on daily basis. You surely must...

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On the road…again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Applied Physics   The Footloose Forester is the last person you would want to teach physics.  Most of what he read in physics textbooks or heard in lecture halls went uncomprehended, and his grades proved it....

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Anxiety and tension are natural human feelings but may be the reason for the inability to study or do normal work. A large number of students sometimes suffer from anxiety and tension, which may cause sleep disturbance, if you are preoccupied with doing important work or have to prepare for...

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Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek       Mantras That Endure   Of the many would-be chronicles that have struggled toward their birth on paper, this is one about the spiritual attachment to mantras that has kicked and squirmed its way, finally, to...

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in forests and forestry
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Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Planting by the Numbers   Most adults have planted a tree or two and gained satisfaction from having done so.  Perhaps they also mused about how tall it would become and if the fruit would ripen for...
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Inspiration, like good news, occurs spontaneously. The science behind epiphanies states that one experiences the moment as a result of neuroplasticity. This process claims that the human brain has the potential to form neural pathways and form new connections even in the ages of adulthood. Essentially, when these moments occur, the...

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in Childhood
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Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek     A Closer Look at a Picture Worth a Thousand Words Flamengos Tree Nursery, Cape Verde Some people are proud of their humble beginnings.  Others are impatient to move on and forget about the past. It was...

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in Adult life
All life is nothing but a connected series of “passages.”   We may stay in some places longer than others, but in the end, we always find we must leave and go through a passage to another place; we must make a transition into something we were not before.  Some are...

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A dissertation is necessary to complete before your PhD degree. It is a complex work with tons of difficulties for post-graduation. Bearing all these difficulties when one finishes the dissertation knows the worth and opportunities it will open for them. A dissertation on the PhD level is not an easy task...

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Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek     Cheat the System, Cheat Society   This essay may look familiar, because it is.  It, however; needs an update for obvious reasons. [original]  There are plenty of self-help books out there. Some are long and fairly...