Category Archives: Amalgamated Consolidated

The Salt Shaker Test

It may look like an ordinary salt shaker. But in the corporate world it can be the very thing that holds you back from getting that big promotion. Please note: I made up the name “Amalgamated Consolidated.” It is a … Continue reading

Posted in 1993, Advice to the younger set, Amalgamated Consolidated, Be Strong!, Dangers of being too trusting, Destiny, Encouragement, Faith, Finding Your Purpose in Life, Journey to Truth, Life's Dreams, Memory, Modern Life, Never give up!, Sacrifice, Spiritual Lesson, To thine own self be true., Tricks of the Corporate World, Wisdom | Leave a comment

For Debbie Forge, Wherever She May Be

O’ remembrance of another time and another place. O’ remembrance of a dear and sweet lost love. For Debbie Forge, Wherever She May Be By Richard Mabey Jr. I started working at Amalgamated Consolidated Telecommunications Corporation in January of 1989. … Continue reading

Posted in 1989, Amalgamated Consolidated, AT&T, Be Strong!, Believe in yourself!, Broken Heart, Compassion, Debbie Forge, Destiny, Determination, Encouragement, Faith, Finding Your Purpose in Life, Friendship, Giving, Humility, Journey to Truth, Life's Dreams, Love one another, Love Story, Memory, Moving On, Never give up!, New Jersey, Romance, Spiritual Lesson, Wisdom | Leave a comment

“There’s Jobs Out There”

“There’s Jobs Out There” By Richard Mabey Jr. I live in a gated community in Central Florida. There is a certain perspective against poor people, which seems to run rampant in this community of which I live. Sadly, I am … Continue reading

Posted in Amalgamated Consolidated, Compassion, Destiny, Help the poor, Mr. Moore, Wisdom, Workers' Rights | 2 Comments

The Evergreen on Mabey Lane

The evergreen at the end of Mabey Lane stood proud and dignified, even when carrying the weight of a heavy snowfall. The Evergreen on Mabey Lane By Richard Mabey Jr. The Christmas of 1996 was a distinctively different Christmas for … Continue reading

Posted in 1996, Amalgamated Consolidated, Be Strong!, Believe in yourself!, Christmas, Creative Writing, Cross-Talk Television Talk Show, Destiny, Divine Protection, Encouragement, Faith, Finding Your Purpose in Life, Grandma Mabey, Grandpa Mabey, Incline Plane Ten East, Kindness, Lincoln Park, Love of Family, Mabey History, Mabey Lane, Morris Canal, My Old New Jersey Home, Mysteries of Old Lincoln Park, Old Beavertown, Old Lincoln Park, Stand Tall, The evergreen at the end of Mabey Lane, The Mourning Heart, The Unexplained, Wisdom | 1 Comment

To Build A Set

The other day, in going through boxes of my notes, I found one of my sketches for the set design of “Beyond The North Star.” To Build A Set By Richard Mabey Jr. In the dawn of 1988, I began … Continue reading

Posted in 1989, Amalgamated Consolidated, Believe in yourself!, Beyond The North Star, Christmas, Determination, Dreams, Earl Mabey, Encouragement, Faith, Finding Your Purpose in Life, Grandpa Mabey, Homecoming, Humility, Lincoln Park, Lincoln Park History, Lincoln Park Journal, Love of Family, Mabey History, Mabey Homestead, Memory, Morris Canal, My Old New Jersey Home, Never give up!, Old Beavertown, Small Town America, Spiritual Lesson, Wisdom | 2 Comments

A Most Painful Truth

There was a time when promise filled my work experience at Amalgamated Consolidated. A Most Painful Truth By Richard Mabey Jr. The corporate name of Amalgamated Consolidated is a fictional name of a real corporation that I worked for, from … Continue reading

Posted in Amalgamated Consolidated, Be Strong!, Believe in yourself!, Dangers of being too trusting, Determination, Dreams, Encouragement, Faith, Finding Your Purpose in Life, Humility, Life's Dreams, Memory, Modern Life, Never give up!, Spiritual Lesson, Surviving Prejudice, Wisdom | 2 Comments