Monthly Archives: March 2016

The Achievement

I was a most earnest student. This photo shows myself, left hand side, in class with three of my fellow students. The Achievement By Richard Mabey Jr. There is a destiny, a fate, a certain calling that seems to whisper … Continue reading

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My Tribute To My Uncle, Edward Mabey Sr.

My dad took this photo of my Uncle Ed on one of their trips out West. My Uncle Ed was rather camera shy. My Tribute To My Uncle, Edward Mabey Sr. By Richard Mabey Jr. My dad’s older brother, Edward Mabey … Continue reading

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A Stop Along My Journey To Truth

During the summer of 1985, I visited my cousin, Harry Graham, for one full month. I stayed in the attic basement, where I wrote the stage play, “Beyond the North Star.” A Stop Along My Journey To Truth By Richard … Continue reading

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Old Books

There is something special about old books. Old Books By Richard Mabey Jr. Old books are suddenly becoming more rare these days. It’s almost as if in the last four or five years, old books are simply no longer to … Continue reading

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The Call of the Mustang

A rare photo of my dad atop the wing of a P-51 Mustang at Hickam Air Field in Hawaii, during World War II. The Call of the Mustang By Richard Mabey Jr. During the Second World War, my father served … Continue reading

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The Dedication

A photo of the dedication article that I wrote for the Weekly News’ special pull-out section that featured many articles that I wrote about Lincoln Park’s history. The Dedication By Richard Mabey Jr. There are times when we all face … Continue reading

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The Old Gas Station Soda Cooler

The Old Gas Station Soda Cooler By Richard Mabey Jr. The Summer of 1964 was a most memorable summer for me. I was 10 years old and it was a most magical time of my life. There were the old … Continue reading

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