Monthly Archives: November 2014

Taking A Stand

Taking A Stand By Richard Mabey Jr. It was as about a year ago. Maybe, a year and a half ago, I’m not quite sure. I live in a gated community in Central Florida. There was a rather controversial issue … Continue reading

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The Blessing of Purpose

The Blessing of Purpose By Richard Mabey Jr. From very early childhood, I was dearly blessed by my parents who engrained in my heart and soul that I had an important purpose in my life. The good Lord gave me … Continue reading

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My Tribute to Robert Fick, A True Hero

My Tribute to Robert Fick, A True Hero By Richard Mabey Jr. One of the most cherished articles that I have ever written consists of only three paragraphs. It appeared on the front page of the October 1984 edition of … Continue reading

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Facing 61

Facing 61 By Richard Mabey Jr. This past September, I turned 61. It has its benefits. I can now get the senior discount at the buffet. The thing is that I really don’t like buffets, as I have a tendency to … Continue reading

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