Holiday at Cam Ranh Bay

Holiday at Cam Ranh Bay
Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek    Holiday at Cam Ranh Bay   It wasn’t often that the Footloose Forester chose to pick up his suitcase and walk from the air terminal to his destination, especially when he was in Viet Nam during the height...
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The Cheetah at the Waterhole

The Cheetah at the Waterhole
Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   The Cheetah at the Waterhole   As time passes, so also do some of the details of even favorite adventures.  The great fun trip to the Laikipia Plateau of Kenya in 1991 was one of them, and last...
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TTTe

TTTe
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A Musing On Old Age

Very few people of my age express themselves about such things and I will not purport to speak for them, but only for myself. Old age from day to day, sometimes hour by hour, is a kaleidoscope of feelings. These sentiments may be common to us, or they may be uniquely...
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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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Early Signs of Dementia: Things You Need to Know

Dementia denotes a group of symptoms which affect memory, thoughts, and communication. Dementia typically impacts older adults and occurs due to damaged brain cells that are not able to communicate effectively with each other.  Alzheimer’s disease  is the most common reason for dementia, accounting for around 60 to 80 percent of...
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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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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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The Durian Express

The Durian Express
On the road…again!!! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   The Durian Express   On the road again…!!!  is an appropriate place to be when the mission is all about the Durian Express.  You see, the durian fruit grown in SE Asia and marketed in some...
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No Matter What, Words Matter

No Matter What, Words Matter
Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Words Matter, No Matter What Maybe some words attain the distinction of earning copyright protection, maybe some words are so vulgar that they are not accepted in polite conversation, and maybe some often-repeated words are so vapid that...
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Mount Islip

Mount Islip
I just love hiking the peaks in the San Gabriel Mountains, they are much more rugged than the Santa Monica Mountains, and this hike did not disappoint. It was an amazing day and an amazing hike. We mapped out a loop that would take us up to Mt Islip by way...
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She Slept Under a Tree: My Foremother's Post Natal Self Care

She Slept Under a Tree: My Foremother's Post Natal Self Care
Background: In the year 2000, my mother gifted me a priceless and unforgettable experience. Through her generosity I was able to spend 4 months in the warm and wise embrace of my grandmother, great grandmother, great aunts and loving extended family.   I arrived in Las Marias, Yuquayquin, the village where...
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Googling Pyramid Peak

Googling Pyramid Peak
On the road…again!!! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Googling Pyramid Peak   Another day, another dream, and another chronicle about nagging problems.  The long-festering issue about which screen capture photos from the Internet are free of copyright restrictions welled up again in last night’s...
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Ezekiel Was a Prophet, Not a Horticulturist

Ezekiel Was a Prophet, Not a Horticulturist
Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek     Ezekiel Was a Prophet, Not a Horticulturist   Show me the person who thinks that every single word in the Bible is literally true, and I will show you a person who will be hard-pressed to explain...
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Bradshaw, Bill…8/4/1998

Bradshaw, Bill…8/4/1998
  Obituary. . . The Tennessean , Tuesday, August 4, 1998 Bill Bradshaw educator, Fannie Battle organizer , by Stephanie Miller, Staff Writer. . . Funeral services for Bill Bradshaw, founder and first headmaster of Franklin Road Academy will be held at 10 a.m. today at Woodmont Christian Church. Bradshaw died...
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Armstrong, Charles…3/11/2002

Obituary. . . The Tennessean , Tuesday, March 12, 2002 Age eighty. March 11, 2002. Mr. Armstrong was a veteran of WWII where he was awarded the Bronze Star and Air Medal, a 1949 graduate of Vanderbilt School of Engineering, and a retired Elder of  Otter Creek Church of Christ. He...
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Anderson, Mary Virginia Jones…12/25/2016

Obituary… The Tennessean Mary Virginia Jones Anderson, age seventy-nine, passed away peacefully on Sunday, December 25, 2016.  She was born January 7, 1937, in Smyrna, Tennessee, to the late Tom Fox Jones and Ruth Jordan Jones.  Mary’s family moved to Nashville and she attended David Lipscomb High School and David Lipscomb...
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Msub on the Gabrielino Trail

Msub on the Gabrielino Trail
The Msub serves as an exceptional example of a robust mountain bike designed for stand-up riding. I recently embarked on a thrilling journey alongside Joe, covering a challenging 4-mile ascent that laid the groundwork for an exhilarating downhill experience. The decision to remain standing throughout the ride added an extra layer...
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Smoke Along The Rubicon Trail

Smoke Along The Rubicon Trail
Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek     Smoke Along The Rubicon Trail     From among the few categories that form the framework of the storyteller’s letterhead of the Footloose Forester: Essays, Stories, Adventure, Dreams , this chronicle and a delicious story is based...
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