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Thank You, Mom

Originally posted on Journey to Truth:
My beloved mother has always been a dear, sweet mom to me. Thank You, Mom By Richard Mabey Jr. My mom, Janet (Kemmerer) Mabey recently celebrated her birthday. Mom, my sister Patti and I…

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A Cherished Moment at the 1985 Boy Scout Jamboree

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A rare photo of myself during my “bearded period,” with three scouts of Boy Scout Troop 170, at the 1985 Boy Scout National Jamboree. I found this photo in my dad’s collection of scout…

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The Wonderful, Incredible, Life Changing Issue

The famous October 1967 issue. The Wonderful, Incredible, Life Changing Issue By Richard Mabey Jr. Growing up in the small town of Lincoln Park, New Jersey, life was actually a bit boring at times. There was the steadfast feeling, the … Continue reading

Posted in 1967, Acts of Kindness, Advice to the younger set, Big Lou, Boyhood Days, Compassion, Destiny, Encouragement, Giving, Journey to Truth, Kindness, Lincoln Park, Mad Magazine, Memory, Moe's Sweet Shop, Old Lincoln Park, Reagan Wilson, Small Town America, The Old Maple Tree, The Old Tree Fort, Tree Fort, Wisdom | 1 Comment

Remembering The Creative Arts Circle

I am proud of the success that the Creative Arts Circle enjoyed. In many ways, it was one of my major accomplishments of my life. Remembering The Creative Arts Circle By Richard Mabey Jr. The Creative Arts Circle was a … Continue reading

Posted in 2001, Accomplishment, Acts of Kindness, Advice to the younger set, Be Strong!, Believe in yourself!, Compassion, Creative Arts Circle, Creative Writing, Destiny, Determination, Divine Protection, Dreams, Encouragement, Faith, Finding Your Purpose in Life, Independent News, Journalism, Journey to Truth, Life's Dreams, Lincoln Park Public Library, Love one another, Memory, Never give up!, NJ, Small Town America, Small Town Weekly Newspaper, Spiritual Lesson, Stand Tall, Wisdom | 1 Comment

The Changing Face of Newspapers

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The Changing Face of Newspapers By Richard Mabey Jr. There is a new trend in newspapers. Maybe it is just a Central Florida thing, I don’t know. The physical size of the daily newspapers…

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Reflections of the Old Independent News

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When I was a young man, I wrote for the famous Independent News. Often I would write my articles in the old historical museum in Lincoln Park. Reflections of the Old Independent News By…

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To Debbie Brown, Wherever She May Be

To Debbie Brown, Wherever She May Be By Richard Mabey Jr. I wrote this poem when I was 20 years old in the Summer of 1974. I was living in Spartanburg, South Carolina in the famous Spartan Villa Apartments. I … Continue reading

Posted in 1974, Broken Heart, Debbie Brown, Destiny, Friendship, From boyhood to manhood, Happy Birthday!, Journey to Truth, Love Poems, Love Story, Moving On, Romance, Sherman College of Chiropractic, Spartan Villa Apartments, Spartanburg, Wisdom | 3 Comments