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Marcia Woolery’s Vital Role in Television History

Marcia Woolery’s Vital Role in Television History By Richard Mabey Jr. Marcia Woolery was John Boy’s first true love on The Waltons television series. Marcia was brilliantly portrayed by the very talented actress, Tammi Bula. Richard Thomas and Tammi Bula … Continue reading

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The Great Comic Book Show Is Coming!

The Great Comic Book Show Is Coming! By Richard Mabey Jr. Mark your calendar for the biggest and greatest comic book show of Central Florida is coming around again. Yes! You guessed it! It’s the one and only Comic Book … Continue reading

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My Days as Troop Quartermaster

My Days as Troop Quartermaster By Richard Mabey Jr. In February of 1967, I became the Quartermaster of Boy Scout Troop 170. I was 13 years old and in the eighth grade. Becoming the Troop Quartermaster, was a big step … Continue reading

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My Week as Mayor of Lincoln Park

My Week as Mayor of Lincoln Park By Richard Mabey Jr. February eighth of 1971 was a day that would forever change my life. From that point on, my life would never be the same. For it was on that … Continue reading

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My Days as Troop Quartermaster

My Days as Troop Quartermaster By Richard Mabey Jr. In February of 1967, I became the Quartermaster of Boy Scout Troop 170. I was 13 years old and in the eighth grade. Becoming the Troop Quartermaster, was a big step … Continue reading

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Farewell February

Farewell February By Richard Mabey Jr. It is time to say farewell to February. It’s been a rough month for me. I am still in deep mourning for the loss of my Mom. Life is so tough at times. I’m … Continue reading

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I Remember Mom: Setting Mom’s Hair

I Remember Mom: Setting Mom’s Hair By Richard Mabey Jr. Two months have passed since Mom went Home to be with the Lord. My grief is still painfully deep. I miss her so very much. In the past three or … Continue reading

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I Remember Mom

I Remember Mom By Richard Mabey Jr. Just two days before this past Christmas, my Mom went Home to be with the Lord. It has been a very, very sad time for me. My Mom died from complications of the … Continue reading

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My Tribute to Tonya Jo

My Tribute to Tonya Jo By Richard Mabey Jr. It was some time in the Summer of 2016 that I first connected with Tonya on the Private Message mode. But actually we had connected long before that. Tonya had been … Continue reading

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Treatment for a theatrical play

Background for Theatrical Play By Richard Mabey Jr. Peter Marconi is a 65 year old barber, in the small town of Squirrel Valley, New Jersey. His barber shop is located right on the corner of Main Street and Oak Lane. … Continue reading

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