Katara

Katara
Our precious Katara was a Bengal cat, her grandmother was an Asian Leopard.  Bengal's have to be five generations from the Asian Leopard to participate in shows, so only being three generations, she was ineligible to show. When we got her home as a kitten, she was WILD and started beating up our...
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Marlowe

Marlowe
We found sweet little Marlowe in the parking lot of the Vino Bello Resort. She came up to us and would not rest until we took her into our 3rd floor room. We feed her eggs, because that is all we had. Afterwards we put her back outside, but she kept...
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Joseph C. Dilucido - War years

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                                                                      War Years Joe got a letter in the mail telling him the day to show up...
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Joseph C. Dilucido - Childhood

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                                                 Childhood The first house that Joe can remember was his parents house. It had two stories where Joe's family lived in the top floor and rent out...
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The life and times of Joseph C. Dilucido

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Carradino Joseph DiLucido lived a long and amazing life indeed. He passed away at 97 on December 16th 2014. Joe was born in Pawtucket Rhode Island on Feb 1st 1917. He was born at home on Water Street, to Joseph and Candida-Chulli DiLucido. Dino-Joe moved to 19 Cleveland St, North Providence, R. I....
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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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EPSILON ALPHA RHO

EPSILON ALPHA RHO
On the road…again!!! Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   EAP (Epsilon Alpha Rho)   Fraternity brothers and sorority sisters would likely know that EAP can be sounded out as “Epsilon Alpha Rho” in the Greek language and signify the name of a campus fraternity...
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On Deceptions

On Deceptions
On the road…again! Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   On Deceptions   Many of the games and puzzles one finds on the Internet are enticing time wasters.  And they are usually rife with hidden hacks, deceptions, and subterfuges that promote in us a sense...
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On Smiles

On Smiles
On the road…again! Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek    On Smiles   If you are curious about where you might look to personally see almost everybody smiling, you might try a Catholic church, just after the priest says, “Let us show one another a...
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What I hope my children do when I am no longer around.

A few thoughts about what I hope you as my children will do to continue your relationship when I’m no longer around. First and foremost, and I don’t think I worry about this at all because I see that you do it now and it is part of each one of...
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What television programs did you watch as a kid?

2 stories in one WHAT TELEVISION PROGRAMS DID I WATCH AS A CHILD For most of my childhood years, we did not have a television so therefore I did not watch programs. However, we had friends who lived across the street and there were times that we went across the street...
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What things do you think you cannot live without?

What things do I think I cannot live without? Maslow’s Hierarchy Of Needs Basic NeedsPhysiological, Food, Water, Warmth, Rest Safety, Security, Safety Psychological NeedsLove And Belonging, Intimate Relationships, Friends      Esteem And Prestige And Feeling Of Accomplishment Self-Fulfillment NeedsSelf-Actualization Achieving Ones Full Potential Including Creative Activities I’ve climbed that pyramid from...
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What has made your faith stronger?

What has made my faith stronger? Section 46 of the document covenants describes different gifts of the spirit and tells us that each one of us is given a different gift. Doctrine & Covenants 46: 13 & 14 13 To some it is given by the Holy Ghost to know that...
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Has anyone ever rescued you, figuratively or literally?

Has anyone ever rescued me, figuratively or literally? I don’t know if I can put a name or face on someone who’s rescued me, but perhaps one event was when I was probably eight years old, and we went to the beach or down to the ocean someplace with one of...
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What have you changed your mind about over the years?

What have you changed your mind about over the years? [ https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__mr.postman.storyworth.com_c_eJx0kMFuhCAQhp8Gb2xgANGDhyaNr2EGZiymrmwR1-2DzbN-2DuxSW9z-2DOb-5F-5Fvw0RGxtw4NuO60NKOObNNAMpgvkI-5FlgozdtQAeOKHqEVjvdLENrjVWolA3oOna-2DRx3QdzBZHd08KVSkkFqJzvXSMoBETVEaBHBd77XprLDqkfd6x-2D2211xeZy413WK-2DN-2DuQan3swnwIGAWM53n-2DQQSMx85FwMhyxbPwFlmGkuO3gPFC328Jq0z4ZPnKh4wJty-2Dm913kfdlIYshHlfnJRdbE8sVYdmGu4GkhYT5b6Gm25DV2-5FRxVwDCraDQ2ZeA1CKsu44pnnucl8tX9kk8L-5FbtQU4efg-5Fe65O03AAD-5F-5FzLiehg&d=DwMFaQ&c=euGZstcaTDllvimEN8b7jXrwqOf-v5A_CdpgnVfiiMM&r=pZQAXmjYvJICTPHW_ydc6P_iYUzAjN35Id-RE1X4Eqc&m=wLHaDq2JqrtlTx8PPkva0e7Z9fekZGxUHaLT6ukimKI&s=F-RGpbRoW_XA7W05p3y-fGfunddl66ESbA-F4Mmc-_c&e =]      Very little, major and important things have I changed my mind about over the years.      In high school I decided to be an attorney that meant I would go to college, then law school took the...
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What simple pleasures of life do you truly enjoy?

What are the simple pleasures of life that I truly enjoy? Driving and particularly driving on a windy road and being able to drive as fast as possible. Joy driving on such a road with the windows down, the heater, going full blast in the Southern California winter, and the radio...
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What things matter most to you in life?

What things matter most to me in my life? It’s simple things. I enjoy just sitting, and watching, and looking, watching the world go by, that means people watching, watching cars and trucks go down the road. I enjoy sitting outside on a hot summer day in the shade, on the...
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What is the furthest you have traveled?

From Monday, May 13th, 2023, is, what is the furthest you have ever traveled? Or to phrase it better. What is the furthest I have ever traveled? I believe it was in April of 2007. I traveled to Hong Kong, into China immediately across the border from Hong Kong and then...
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If you could choose any talents to have, what would they be?

If I could choose any talent, what would I choose. I would choose the god given talents I have. I would not want to change the talents I would have liked to have known what my talents were earlier in my life. But I would not change those talents. I have...
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Dear AI,

Dear AI,
On the road…again! Essays, Stories, Adventures, Dreams Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek                                                                         ...
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