Afforestation in Brazil

Afforestation in Brazil
On the road…again!!! Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Afforestation in Brazil   The photo credits used in this chronicle are unknown but were copied from Facebook.  My apology for taking the easy way out in re-telling a story about afforestation in Brazil.  Some...
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Unbelievable Tales

Unbelievable Tales
  On the road…again! Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Unbelievable Tales   Isaac Azimov wrote more than 500 books.  In his fruitful career, he also managed to earn a Ph.D. in Chemistry.  So, when a colleague at the car rental company said that...
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Floyd Was A Tie Hacker

Floyd Was A Tie Hacker
  On the road…again!!! Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Floyd Was A Tie Hacker    Charles Kuralt and Bob Simons had a few things in common.  Both were writers who gained their inspiration in places far from the office.  They did not tell...
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BEA, BOAC, Pan Am, Where Did You Go?

BEA, BOAC, Pan Am, Where Did You Go?
In the air…again! Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek       BEA, BOAC, Pan Am, Where Did You Go?   As he anticipates another 10,000-mile round trip sojourn to Hawaii to keep a promise to his deceased wife, the Footloose Forester is getting lost...
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Slaloming Down the Volcanic Ash Scree Slope

Slaloming Down the Volcanic Ash Scree Slope
On the road…again!!! Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Slaloming Down the Volcanic Ash Scree Slope   The trek to the top of Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania was a once-in-a-lifetime bucket-list trip.  Although reaching the top is often hampered by deep snow, a few...
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Everyday Science and Math for Foresters

Everyday Science and Math for Foresters
  Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Everyday Science and Math, for a Forester   High school math and science courses are required for admission into forestry schools around the country.  At some stage of their careers, most field foresters will have in their...
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A Tenderfoot Again

A Tenderfoot Again
On the road…again!!! Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   A Tenderfoot Again   For many adults, the Boy Scouts and the adventurous times in Boy Scouts was an enlightening, formative period in our lives.  It was also a time of informal education that had...
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Flashes of Memory

Flashes of Memory
Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek     Flashes of Memory   One unplanned adventure was so short-lived that the bits and pieces of the story framework were so scattered throughout his latest dream that they had to be assembled during consciousness to be cogent. The...
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Ghost Towns

Ghost Towns
Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek     Ghost Towns   Part of the allure of being On the road…again!!! in so many rural places was the anticipation of knowing that there were going to be a few ghost towns here and there.  Most of...
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Bengal Tiger - Dive Buddy

Bengal Tiger - Dive Buddy
Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek    Bengal Tiger - Dive Buddy   The legacy of the Bengal Tiger, that fearless lady who put up her dukes to stare down a surly marine in Senegal and a coterie of young thieves in Madagascar who thought...
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Passport to Story Telling

Passport to Story Telling
On the road…again!!! Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Passport to Story Telling Tales of the Bengal Tiger reach back to the time when she was growing up in Cambodia and Viet Nam and continued to be written until a few days before her...
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Let's Go Shake the Mango Tree, Cherry Tree, and Apple Trees

Let's Go Shake the Mango Tree, Cherry Tree, and Apple Trees
Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek    Let’s Go Shake the Mango Tree, the Cherry Tree, and the Apple Trees   Many chronicles of late have been enticed and extracted from dreams and polished up on paper before deciding where the latest one belongs:  in...
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The A-Frame

The A-Frame
Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester B y Dick Pellek     The A-Frame   In recent years the branch of agricultural science known as agroforestry has become more popular around the world. The appeal of agroforestry is more pronounced in Third World countries where family farms and...
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Hawaiian Talk Story

Hawaiian Talk Story
Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Hawaiian Talk Story When a Quora .com  question presumably submitted by a grammar school student was posed about how we could determine the texture of a soil, the Footloose Forester decided to answer the question with a little...
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On Fear

On Fear
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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Life Sketch of James H. Comish Sr. with Summary of Service and Achievements

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On the road...again!!! in 2018

On the road...again!!! in 2018
Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   On the road…again!!! in 2018 On the road again …is not just a line from the Willie Nelson tune of the same name.  On the masthead of the older Chronicles of a Footloose Forester , the catchy expression...
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Our Family History Mission 2016-2017

Our Family History Mission to New York City (Manhattan) in the New York, New York North Mission was a life-changing experience.  We met so many wonderful people and had the opportunity to serve in the New York, NY, Family History Center and the Manhattan Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ...
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Four Days To Uhuru Peak

Four Days To Uhuru Peak
­­ Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek     Four Days to Uhuru Peak   In March of 1994, the Footloose Forester joined with nine other adventurers to climb Mount Kilimanjaro.  It was one of those bucket list adventures that got a high priority not...
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Into The Volcano

Into The Volcano
Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Into The Volcano The seminal Chronicles of a Footloose Forester has always been an unscheduled mélange of essays, stories, dreams, and adventures.  If he had his way, the adventures would predominate and the stories would follow.  The dreams...
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