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Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Resentment Why do acts of resentment linger in our memories?  We remember our most shameful acts, we remember our failings, and we remember our most embarrassing moments.  And it is also indisputable that at some level of...

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Acer rubrum To Zyzyphus jujuba Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Trail Mix Remembering the name of one of his favorite snacks proved to be task that would not be completed until early the next morning, upon waking from sleep. Going to bed...

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Acer rubrum To Zyzyphus jujuba Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Gadabout and Gadfly   When the Footloose Forester was finally ready to fill in the biographical content for the cover of his third memoir: Acer rubrum to Zyzphus jujuba: Volume II in...

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On the road…again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Poor Communication, Poor Coordination   The petulant side of the Footloose Forester once again emerged in a dream of days gone by.  In the vein of a story teller, he realized that by stringing together...

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On the road… again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Some Things You Can Make Up   People get bored quite easily. To counter that, many a youngster with an active mind tries to attract attention with their own personality traits that shout out,...

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On the road...again!!! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Dolie and Her Adventures   There is no getting around the fact that the pets in the life of the Footloose Forester provided thousands of pleasant memories. Some people say that you can love a...
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On the road…again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Whistle Blower Wanna-Be   Did you ever want to blow the whistle on someone who was engaging in nefarious action, or inaction?  Of course you did.  But nobody likes a snitch, a rat, a back...
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On the road…again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Always An Amateur   Life can be so disheartening when you grow up without good looks, athletic ability, high intelligence, or with physical limitations.  Poor posture and annoying mannerisms also add to the handicaps that...
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  On the road…again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Scuba Diving In The Bubbles Of Jacques Cousteau   Despite the horrific loss of life in the earthquake of 12 January 2010, Haiti remains a fascinating place to visit.  Our memories of Haiti predate...

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    On the road…again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Confession Of A Practical Joker   The text of the following spoof was culled from the black heart of a practical joker who calls himself the Footloose Forester.  He sometimes risked official displeasure...

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  On the road…again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   THREATENED WITH EXTINCTION Attalea crassispatha (C. Martius) Burret, the "Coco rosse" known only to a handful of botanists and the Haitian villagers in the Southwest of Haiti, may be one of the rarest palms in...

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  On the road…again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Drink the Water   Once again during his later years, the Footloose Forester was inspired by a dream to craft a chronicle about something that might not otherwise stand alone as an interesting story....
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  On the road… again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Softball Overseas Part II   Within a year of completing the Cape Verde assignment, Footloose Forester was selected to serve as Senior Forestry Advisor for a USAID project in Haiti. His interest in...
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  On the road… again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Sponges That Tastes Good                                          Since ancient times the use of natural sponges for...

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  On the road… again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek Things Ain’t Always What You Think   What would you think if you walked into a well equipped chemical laboratory during the middle of a work day and didn’t see white smocked chemists and...

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On the road… again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek Haiti in Tears The Footloose Forester knows there are plenty of times when emotions seeped out from his sub-conscious to the daylight of his true nature. Sometimes in the past he challenged danger to prove...