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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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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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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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Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   If You Ever Go Across the Sea to Java “If you ever go across the sea to Ireland,” begin the plaintive words of an old but enchanting melody. The haunting Irish melody transforms your thoughts into dreams...

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On the road…again!!! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek     The Concept of Rainforests When a respondent to the Quora.com website explained why rainforests are so hot and so wet, the Footloose Forester was jolted into composing a rejoinder.  The contributor, an airline pilot...

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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...

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On the road…again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Adventures In Banking   Among the many small decisions one makes when mapping out their life, some of them are truly inconsequential but others develop into long-lasting, practical choices.  A person may wish to drive...

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On the road…again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek The Goat And The Peacock   The tiny island of Pulau Peucang off the western tip of Java was the site of one of only two guard stations for Indonesia’s Ujung Kulon National Park, a virtually...

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On the road…again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   The Quirkiness of Malaria Malaria is a serious scourge in the tropical countries of the world.  According to the World Health Organization, in 2010 there were 216 million episodes of malaria resulting in 655,000 deaths....

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  On the road…again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Let Me Take You On A Little Tour (in Google Earth) Those with wanderlust in their blood often can be found in far flung places, living out their dreams.  So it is that a...
Tagged in: Indonesia Senegal

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On the road…again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Fresh Tuna Steaks   They say that there is nothing quite as tasty as fresh fruits and vegetables.  No argument about that. But when it comes to meats and fish, the chemistry involved is more...
Tagged in: Fishing Indonesia Java

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On the road… again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Petty Scams Being on the road…again and again…is to invite some scam artists who see every stranger as a possible mark.  You don’t have to go out of your way; they most often make...
Tagged in: Indai Indonesia Senegal

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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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