Grass Clippings, Mulch, Green Manure

Grass Clippings, Mulch, Green Manure
Acer rubrum To Zyzyphus jujuba Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Grass Clippings, Fertilizer, Green Manure Tis now the season when homeowners around the country get out the lawn mowers, fertilizer spreaders, and weed whackers in their yearly quest to make their lawns more...
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Drs. and Doctorandus

Drs. and Doctorandus
Acer rubrum To Zyzyphus jujuba Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Drs. and Doctorandus Titles, degrees, and honorifics are important in some circles to distinguish the achiever by the achievement, the apparent status of the individual by the designator before the name, or the...
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Bon Jour, Mes Amis

On the road …again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   A Talk Story to a 2 nd Grade Spanish Class   Sharing ideas with children is an important part of their formative education.  So is showing them things that are all around us; and teaching...
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Beautiful Earth, One Slide At A Time

Beautiful Earth, One Slide At A Time
On the road…again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Beautiful Earth, One Slide At A Time   A beautiful place, but don't ask where (one of 70 slides in a Power-Point presentation file [ Rare-et-magnifique---.pps ]   One of the problems in making our stories...
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Graduate Studies at Champaign-Urbana, Illinois 1960-1965

     Keith received approval to enter graduate studies at the University of Illnois!  It really was going to happen!  We borrowed a farm truck from my brother, Richard Tice, and loaded it full with our belongings.  It reminded me of 'Ma and Pa Kettle" - even complete with a washtub...
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Chemistry Is Hard

Chemistry Is Hard
Acer rubrum To Zyzyphus jujuba Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Chemistry Is Hard The urge to air out old memories often reaches a level high enough to prompt another self-punishing chronicle by the Footloose Forester .  This one might belong in the Confessions...
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What's the Address of the Devil's Tower?

What's the Address of the Devil's Tower?
On the road…again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   What’s the Address of the Devil’s Tower?   Most young adults these days know enough about GPS technology to find a street address in a strange city by just looking it up on a smartphone, or...
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The Baby And The Bathwater

The Baby And The Bathwater
On the road…again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   The Baby and the Bathwater   The continuously improving technologies of digital coding and wireless communications via computer have opened up opportunities for individuals that most of us do not fully appreciate.  As the innovators, techies,...
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Memory Care- Reminiscing with Purpose

    The demographic tsunami of baby-boomers is breaking on our shores and will soon swamp the elder care industry. The flotsam left in the wake of this phenomenon is an exponential increase in cases of dementia and Alzheimer’s.     While there is no cure as yet, Reminiscence Therapy (RT) can...
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Senior Year 2

Greg and I had gotten married in July and we moved into the Wymount apartments. We got super lucky and scored a one bedroom apartment with a study which was less expensive than a two bedroom but was bigger than a one and they are very hard to come by. That...
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Senior Year 1

I moved back to Regency in time for Spring term but I was just looking for a job and working. I got back to school on the greyhound bus. Lots of my mission friends showed up at the bus depot to pick me up. I lived with Liz Haake, Nicole Jeffreys,...
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Junior Year

I moved to Regency and started over with new roommates. I ended up knowing my room roomate Whitney Noland from a communications class we had had together the year before. We did a group project together. We also lived with Holly Larsen who later married Jeff Moss and Elise Roberts. Then...
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Sophomore Year BYU

Mikenze Bott, Megan Strong, Heidi Thorne and I decided to live together again for the 2001-2002 school year. We went looking for housing in the spring of 2001 and got a ticket signing our contracts at the Elms apartments which is south of campus by Brick Oven and the Tennis Courts....
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BYU freshman year

I applied for housing before I applied to get into the school, mostly because I was told Heritage Halls fills up first and I needed to be in the cheapest on campus housing possible. I wanted to live with Julia Oliphant and Michelle Beard. I had been friends with Julia basically...
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More school reminiscences

Our principal at Daniel Young Elementary School was Mrs. Johnson. Our Mom was always an election judge and it was held there. She finally changed to Cordill Mason and by that time the boundary was changed and the younger boys finished at Daniel Young. So she wanted to change back. She...
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Elementary, dear Watson

I went to pre-school at Gibson preschool that was held in a local RLDS church. There is a park right behind it that we went to sometimes. It was close to Mrs. Sigler's house, our long suffering piano teacher.  Some of the other kids I knew from church such as, Robin...
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Logos

Logos
PROJECT LOGOS Use these logos on your website, business cards or marketing collateral. Be sure not to use them in a way as there would be any confusion that you are not an employee of LegacyStories, I-ASK or the Living Legacy Project, etc. -  LEGACYSTORIES.ORG TRANSPARENT -  LEGACYSTORIES.ORG WHITE BACKGROUND - ...
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Legacy Talks for Caregivers in Eldercare

Legacy Talks for Caregivers in Eldercare
Why Legacy Talks came into being: A survey of Baby Boomers and their parents, conducted by the Allianz American Legacy Study, were asked to rank their priorities when it comes to passing down an inheritance. Despite the perceived importance these generations place on leaving a legacy, only a small fraction has...
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The Great Coconut Hunt: Digitizing and Prioritizing Family Photos

The Great Coconut Hunt: Digitizing and Prioritizing Family Photos
It all started when we were faced with making room for my son and his family to visit for Thanksgiving. My husband brought out four boxes of unsorted photos and said, “This is your job.” Yikes! I knew better than to start the sorting process with company coming, but cleaning up...
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On the road… again! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   b2_ap3_thumbnail_are you there?  b2_ap3_thumbnail_ come in, thumbnail_!   If you have a story to tell, but you don’t seem to have an interesting way to start, try to kick start it by seeking out an...
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