Monthly Archives: June 2015

Remembering Art Smith

This is a photo I took of Art Smith standing in front of one of his beautiful paintings of the old Morris Canal. Art was an incredibly talented artist. Remembering Art Smith By Richard Mabey Jr. Art Smith was one … Continue reading

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Reflections Of The Ad Agency Days

From my days at the ad agency. My desk and office were far from being conventional. Something that drove the big wheels crazy, especially my Batman and Robin figurines atop my computer screen. Reflections Of The Ad Agency Days By … Continue reading

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To Climb A Mountain

Photo of myself, at age 12, (top photo) climbing Steinhauser Mountain. Stuart, same age, (lower photo) making the climb. My old grade school friend Stu encouraged me to make the dangerous climb up the cliffy edge of the precipice of Steinhauser Mountain. … Continue reading

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People of the Old Morris Canal: Reverend Francis Williston

People of the Old Morris Canal: Reverend Francis Williston By Richard Mabey Jr. From about 1995 till about 2004, I wrote a series of articles on the history of the old Morris Canal of Northern New Jersey. One of the … Continue reading

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My First Desk

A photo of me, at two years old, sitting at the desk that my dad had built for me. Note that there is a piece of chalk in both my hands. I remember sitting at that desk for hours upon … Continue reading

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