Category Archives: 1972

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 Thanksgiving Story, Part Three

The old Mabey Homestead was the backdrop for this Thanksgiving story. The Thanksgiving Story, Part Three By Richard James Mabey Jr. Our story so far: Grandma is upset with Grandpa for wanting to take a walk down to the old … Continue reading

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The Thanksgiving Story, Part Two

The Mabey Homestead of old Beavertown was the backdrop of this true-life saga. I wrote this story, back in the fall of 1972. The Thanksgiving Story, Part Two By Richard Mabey Jr. Our story so far: It is Thanksgiving morning … Continue reading

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The Thanksgiving Story, Part One

I wrote this story, back in the fall of 1972. My girlfriend, Penny, had just left for Rutgers University. I began my second year at County College of Morris. I found myself reflecting on days past. At the time, I … Continue reading

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Reflections of the Old Red Barn

The Old Red Barn standing proud in the midst of a big snow storm. Reflections of the Old Red Barn By Richard Mabey Jr. For me, the Old Red Barn at the Mabey Homestead was a symbol of the love … Continue reading

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My First Editorial

My first editorial for my college newspaper, Youngtown Edition, was written to encourage students to visit residents in nursing homes. My First Editorial By Richard Mabey Jr. Why is it that we remember the things that we do? What makes … Continue reading

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