Category Archives: Age Prejudice

The Plight of the Working Class in America: The Orange Juice Bottling Plant

The Plight of the Working Class in America: The Orange Juice Bottling Plant By Richard Mabey Jr. I shall be as concise and precise as I possibly can here. Herein lies the truth. You can recant with the usual conservative … Continue reading

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When The Going Gets Tough

When The Going Gets Tough By Richard Mabey Jr. Of late, I’ve been accused by some folks of being simplistic in my writings. Of being a bit Pollyana. Of looking too much in the past and not looking ahead enough. … Continue reading

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On My Honor, I Will Do My Best

The Boy Scout Oath. On My Honor, I Will Do My Best By Richard Mabey Jr. Today, I took a long, hard look in the mirror. I honestly asked myself, “what have I done with my life?” I’m serious. At … Continue reading

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Finding My Lost Fury

The first part of my tribute article to the great Don Knotts. Finding My Lost Fury By Richard Mabey Jr. There was a time in my life, when a flame of fury, determination and persistence burnt brightly in my heart … Continue reading

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Age Prejudice is Real!

Age Prejudice is Real! By Richard Mabey Jr. Age prejudice is real. Don’t kid yourself for one minute, age prejudice is real. The first time that I experienced age prejudice, I was just 50 years old. I had applied at … Continue reading

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