Lee Wilson' First Teaching Job

Lee Wilson' First Teaching Job
I graduated from College in June of 1959.  I looked for a job teaching school and was turned down a few times.  one interview I had asked what I would do about the lock step in reading and I had had now idea what the term lock step even meant so...
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My first job

My first job
I graduated from College in June of 1959.  I looked for a job teaching school and was turned down a few times.  one interview I had asked what I would do about the lock step in reading and I had had now idea what the term lock step even meant so...
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Not A Notebook....Exactly

Not A Notebook....Exactly
  On the road…again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Not A Notebook, Exactly…But It Does Note Something About The Past   As a way to share news with family and friends, some 25 years ago the Footloose Forester started sending out semi-annual Newsletters to...
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Aroma Therapy and Instant Nostalgia

Aroma Therapy and Instant Nostalgia
On the road…again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Aroma Therapy   About a decade ago, the hip, the yuppies, and the avant garde community came up with the commercially salable idea of aroma therapy.  Most big shopping malls in major cities now have at...
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Mall, Market and Memories

  With ice and snow on the ground and no treadmill handy, one’s thoughts may turn again to the possibility of mall- walking, an activity enjoyed by some older folks. Unfortunately, if there was ever a place where I prefer not to tread for any reason, it is “The Mall.” A...
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Working As A Career

Working As A Career
On the road…again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Working As A Career Sharing personal stories with family and friends about where we worked is an easy topic to open a conversation. Each of us has a treasure trove of stories locked away in our...
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Forest Research Sometimes Comes To Naught

Forest Research Sometimes Comes To Naught
On the road…again! Afghanistan to Zambia    Chronicles of a FootlooseForester By Dick Pellek    Forest Research Sometimes Comes To Naught After getting a small grant to research a few selected teak plantations in Central America, compliments of the Organization for Tropical Studies, the Footloose Forester chose Costa Rica, Panama and...
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Taking A Little Tour By Satellite Photo

Taking A Little Tour By Satellite Photo
  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 restless...
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Another Nightmare, Another Confession

On the road...again!!! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester by Dick Pellek  
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Bath Time...On the road...again!

Bath Time...On the road...again!
  On the road …again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Bath Time…On the road…again!   Based on the perceived popularity of bath time as a subject of some legacy stories, the Footloose Forester paused to daydream about his own experiences.  The subject matter might...
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I-ASK Webinar- 4-29-13

Download the Powerpoint presentation to follow along with the audio recording of the webinar.  indliving1.ppt  
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Who Manages The Managers? - Part II

Who Manages The Managers? -  Part II
  On the road…again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek     Who Manages The Managers – Part II   The tale about the Footloose Forester who long ago was a driver for Speedy Rent-a-Car in Pawtucket,   Wisconsin was a true story about actual events....
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On the ground....again!

On the ground....again!
On the road… again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   On The Ground….Again!   When the Footloose Forester ventured far afield in his lifelong adventure to seek out the mysteries of nature, he often found himself without food or shelter.  Not to worry, that was...
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Sleeping In Graveyards

Sleeping In Graveyards
  On the road…again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Sleeping In Graveyards (On A Visit to See George Stidworthy—American Rifleman)   A Footloose Forester who wanted to be… On the road….again! ...by choice, very often elected his own adventures.  So it was that he...
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Donald Stuart Grant's exemplary work ethic

Donald Stuart Grant's exemplary work ethic
  It was April 1954 and Don had just arrived home from a 3-year stint in Europe as an Army PFC. He had been lucky--of the 1000 men in his group, 800 went to Korea and he spent the entire 2 years in Salzburg as acting sergeant in charge of the...
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Who Manages The Managers?

Who Manages The Managers?
  On the road… again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Who Manages The Managers?   The chronicles and personal stories of the Footloose Forester, up to this point, purposely avoided episodes that were critical of others, accusatory, or those that cast aspersions. Although everyone...
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Environmental Disasters

Environmental Disasters
On the road…again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Environmental Disasters For much of the last 30 years, the issue of the environment has become a political football, with political parties lining up on opposite sides of that football.  That is too bad; although the...
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Getting Around In Helicopters

Getting Around In Helicopters
  On the road again...! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Getting Around in Helicopters   Foresters and other natural resources professionals get around in helicopters more often than most folks.  Kind of like a businessman or woman taking a taxi to get to an...
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Aw, shucks, Maa'm

Aw, shucks, Maa'm
  On the road…again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   M for Montana   Having  a railroad pass to travel anywhere in the United States was part of the plan to make a summer adventure in a new state after his sophomore year at Rutgers....
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Persona Non Grata

  On the road…again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Persona Non Grata   Every person, at some time or another, lets negative thoughts creep into their consciousness.  Usually the thoughts of negative episodes in life come back again and again over the years.  It...
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