Monthly Archives: November 2016

The Old Comfortable Chair

Although this picture is slighted blurred, it is still a good picture of the old comfortable chair in the formal living room of the old Mabey Homestead, where I grew up in old Lincoln Park. The Old Comfortable Chair By … Continue reading

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The Precious Shamrock

The Precious Shamrock By Richard Mabey Jr. My great grandmother, Catherine Cavanaugh, was born in 1872. She came from Ireland to the United States, with her parents when she was a little girl. The went through Ellis Island and somehow … Continue reading

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Reflections of My Days at the Ad Agency

Reflections of My Days at the Ad Agency By Richard Mabey Jr. From my mid to late forties, I worked at a major advertising agency in their editorial department. I worked my way up from being a Proofreader to being … Continue reading

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Fiercely Focus On Your Dream

Fiercely Focus On Your Dream By Richard Mabey Jr. Today I reviewed some of my notes that I had written, over the years, from some of my favorite philosophical thinkers and writers. This included: Claude Bristol who wrote the book, … Continue reading

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Jesus and the Lost Lamb

Jesus and the Lost Lamb By Richard Mabey Jr. In the Holy Bible, Jesus spoke of finding the lost lamb, of the joy of finding the lost lamb. In many ways, I believe that Jesus was talking of losing something … Continue reading

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Remembering Romero

A scan of the Father’s Day Prayer Card that Romero gave to me. Remembering Romero By Richard Mabey Jr. It was January of 2014, when I was working at the southernmost section of Gated Community, that I first met Romero. … Continue reading

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A Most Precious Gift

The unassuming book, “The American West” is one of the most precious gifts that I have ever received. A Most Precious Gift By Richard Mabey Jr. Mrs. Huntley was my seventh grade Sunday School Teacher, back in 1965. She was … Continue reading

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