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Planting Trees By The Numbers

Planting Trees By The Numbers
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 them...
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Finding Inspiration for Dissertation Writing Projects

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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A Closer Look at a Picture Worth a Thousand Words

A Closer Look at a Picture Worth a Thousand Words
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 many...
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Passages Can Be Dark Places

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...
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How to write a PhD dissertation proposal?

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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Cheat the System, Cheat Society

Cheat the System, Cheat Society
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...
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Cheap Assignment Writing Service UK

Are you a college student that finds it tough to write assignments on your own? Don’t worry; just connect with our Cheap Assignment Writing Service UK where we make sure to provide students with top quality papers at very affordable prices. And that’s not all; we also guarantee them to get...
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Ideas for Branding Your Business

In the world full of competition, we are surrounded by various brands, and it is challenging to stand out among the rest of the brand. The success of the brand depends upon how much is it fixed in the minds of the consumers. The more it is visible in front of...
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Kompromat

Kompromat
Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Kompromat One of the reasons why the Footloose Forester uses a masthead with a heading that includes the key words: Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams is because his self-awareness tells him that in his desire to put into print...
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Ghosts of Christmas

It is somewhat difficult for me to avoid tasting a certain amount of sadness while savoring the sights, sounds and feasts of “The Holidays” these days.  Unlike Dicken’s “Ghost of Christmas Past,” I have many memories of delightful Christmas celebrations.  As a school band director (in the middle years of the...
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Empirical Evidence

Empirical Evidence
Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Empirical Evidence In the sciences, the practitioners are always looking at circumstances with their own set of observational tools.  You might say that scientists go around with binoculars hanging from their necks because if and when they see...
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Barra Ghoust, Choti Ghoust

Barra Ghoust, Choti Ghoust
Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek     Barra Ghoust , Choti Ghoust بار غروب بار غروببار غروب (بڑے گوشت) چھوٹے گوشت (big meat, little meat)   When people look back on the old days, they are still amazed to realize how much more things...
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If You Ever Go Across the Sea to Java

If You Ever Go Across the Sea to Java
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 as...
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Write An Argumentative Essay: Dos and Don’ts

Write An Argumentative Essay: Dos and Don’ts
Knowledge is a gift which every human being is endowed within more or less quantities. Using knowledge to your benefit is a skill that one needs to acquire in order to achieve a masterful position. A person who knows the art of speech can become the leader with the power of...
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The Winner of the 7-2 Vote is...

The Winner of the 7-2 Vote is...
Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   The Winner of the 7-2 Vote is… On a day-to-day basis, politics is as important to the Footloose Forester as any other topic, largely because the seeming externality of the political process comes home eventually to affect every...
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Life Sketch of James H. Comish Sr. with Summary of Service and Achievements

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Rainforest or Not?

Rainforest or Not?
Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek Rainforests or Not?   Discussing rainforests is not the same as explaining rainforests and reporting from a rainforest is not the same as reporting about rainforests.  Likewise, discussing rainforests does not and should not imply that the reporter or...
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A Day in the Cholistan Desert

A Day in the Cholistan Desert
Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek     A Day in the Cholistan Desert We met in a sparsely furnished office building whose windows rattled when the wind blew.  Two young and eager Pakistani soil scientists had been assigned to escort us to one of...
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Desertification and Deforestation

Desertification and Deforestation
Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek     Desertification and Deforestation     As a forester, the subject of good forest and land management has always been the compass by which I am guided.  To the layman who perhaps only observes the state of affairs...
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My Grandpa

My Grandpa Nick was born on March 6, 1955, to Clemma Alice Adams (Nee Carroll) and William Thomas Adams in the town of Beaver Creek, Ohio. He had 8 siblings, Donald, Jerry, Brenda, Jean, Tom, Tim, Carol Ann, And Rick. He attended Wright State University, he graduated with a degree in...
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