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On the road…again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Canal House   The intention of this chronicle was to document with Google Earth screenshots one or more of the places where the Bengal Tiger and the Footloose Forester once lived.  When they were successfully...

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On the road…again!!! Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek    In Flanders Fields the Poppies Grow  Of the many poems that haunted his imagination from grammar school, the one about a field of poppies in Ypres, Belgium had enough staying power to remain as...

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On the road…again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   The French Connection Just this morning as he arose from sleep and from a dream that would be the basis for a new chronicle entry, the Footloose Forester mentioned to his soulmate, the Bengal Tiger,...

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stone of salvation desire for relationship fear - confusion of future direction- looking at determine future found truth was not in my business contacts and my relationships were superficial   my moment of pause was reaching end of rope and doing a google search for church - this was also...

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On the road …again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Nairobi Bombing in 1998   Many years have passed since Al Qaida pulled off the attempted bombing of the US Embassy in Nairobi, Kenya.  They didn’t manage to bring down the embassy building but...

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On the road…again! Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   A to Z Word Potpourri   The Chronicles of a Footloose Forester were compiled over a number of years, one story at a time. Events, observations, encounters, and episodes were the ingredients in the mix that got filed...

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On the road…again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Virtual Trekking With Google Earth   When Google, Inc. changed their policy in December of 2015 in regard to the open use of satellite photos within their Google Earth computer program, it opened the floodgates...

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On the road… again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Cracking the Lilly Fuchsia Case   Youthful CSI investigator Jaelyn (Mushroom) Hunt(er) lived the CSI credo of following the evidence. Those essentials are: observe the evidence; gather it up; display it during an initial...

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I should warn you from the start that this story is more about thoughts and feelings about the sudden changes I face in 2015.  The first week in January was like most any other week in the middle of a Northwest winter.  It was dreary, cold, and rainy.  I had...

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Acer rubrum To Zyzyphus jujuba Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams  Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   A Shared Legacy   It is my privilege to contribute a legacy story about a man long dead, for the benefit of a nephew who was born long after his uncle died;...

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So I was serving in Annemasse. Brother Rangel the elder got baptized the first week that I was there. His daughter was coming to live with them soon and was ready to hear the gospel. Sr. Martin left and Sr. Morrell and Sr. Hofheins came to be with me. Elder...

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I started in Lyon with Sr. Kathlee Byrne. We lived with Sr. Jamie Coon and Sr. Marion Lockhart. On one of the first days, we were going up an escalator going out of the metro. Kathleen started running and she fell on the escalator flat on her face. When we...

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I had been preparing for a mission since around age 17 when I had received my patriarchal blessing. There were lots of things in it that seemed to me to guide me towards a mission to fulfill some of my life missions.  At the end of my junior year I...

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On the road… again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   The Titanic Was Only 2 ½ Miles Away   Who would say such a thing, unless they were on the ocean, in a ship?  After all, the Titanic still lies silently at a depth...

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On the road …again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   On Getting Arrested   This chronicle comes so many years after the fact, that the Footloose Forester was not sure that he would ever write it into his memoirs.  At the time, and for...

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On the road…again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek  Smelly Dog Stories   Writing a story about his sweet, sweet Violet has been a most difficult challenge because the Footloose Forester was not going to be satisfied with a simple story about his dog; or...

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A warm light to Gods' love...