Category Archives: Central Florida

Failure Is Not An Option

The little courtyard, just outside my front porch, is plain and simple. In its simplicity lies the statement of the value of finding truth in simplicity. Failure Is Not An Option By Richard Mabey Jr. My life, here in Central … Continue reading

Posted in 2017, Be Strong!, Believe in yourself!, Central Florida, Creative Writing, Dad, Destiny, Determination, Dreams, Encouragement, Faith, Figaro, Finding Your Purpose in Life, Florida, Gated Community, Hickam Air Field, I Remember Dad, Journey to Truth, Life's Dreams, Modern Life, Never give up!, Richard's Rocking Chair, Sacrifice, Second World War, Spiritual Lesson, The Birdbath, The Front Porch, Wisdom | 4 Comments

Happy Birthday Penny

Penny was an essential part of my coming of age. She encouraged me to write. She demanded that I join my college newspaper staff. Happy Birthday Penny By Richard Mabey Jr. On March sixth, Penny would have been 62, had … Continue reading

Posted in Acts of Kindness, Boyhood Days, Central Florida, Compassion, County College of Morris, Destiny, Encouragement, Faith, Finding Your Purpose in Life, Giving, Lincoln Park Herald, Love one another, Love Story, Memory, Penny, Romance, Small Town Weekly Newspaper, Spiritual Lesson, Wisdom | 4 Comments

The Old Baseball

The old baseball on a shelf on my bookcase. I keep it in the very cup that Russell Hiatt, the real Floyd the Barber, gave to me as a gift. The Old Baseball By Richard Mabey Jr. In the Spring … Continue reading

Posted in 1969, Acts of Kindness, Advice to the younger set, Baseball, Be Strong!, Believe in yourself!, Boonton High School, Boy Scouts, Boyhood Days, Central Florida, Central Pennsylvania, Chapel Hill School, Chemistry, Chiropractic, Compassion, Dad, Destiny, Determination, Divine Protection, Dreams, Eagle Scout, Encouragement, Faith, Finding Your Purpose in Life, Giving, Grandpa Mabey, Homecoming, Journey to Truth, Kindness, Life's Dreams, Lincoln Park, Lincoln Park Herald, Love of Family, Love one another, Memory, Never give up!, Small Town America, Spiritual Lesson, Stand Tall | 1 Comment

My Day at the Big Comic Book Show

Yours truly with Spider-Man at the big comic book show. My Day at the Big Comic Book Show By Richard Mabey Jr. It was a great day at the big comic book show yesterday. I have not been to a … Continue reading

Posted in Avengers, Batman, Be Strong!, Believe in yourself!, Central Florida, Comic Book Show, Comic Books, Creative Writing, Destiny, Determination, Dreams, Encouragement, Faith, Finding Your Purpose in Life, Homecoming, Humility, Joe Peace, Life's Dreams, Modern Life, Never give up!, Nostalgia, Old Books, Spider-Man, Stan Lee, Stand Tall, To thine own self be true., Wisdom | Leave a comment

My Crazy, Hair Brain Scheme To Be Fonzie

Yours truly, standing beside his brand new scooter, about four years ago. My Crazy, Hair Brain Scheme To Be Fonzie By Richard Mabey Jr. About four years ago, I got this crazy idea to buy a motorcycle. Well, I settled … Continue reading

Posted in 2012, Advice to the younger set, Believe in yourself!, Central Florida, Destiny, Divine Protection, Finding Your Purpose in Life, Gate Guard, Gated Community, Humility, Life's Dreams, Memory, Moving On, Richard's Scooter, Richie Cunningham, Spiritual Lesson, Wisdom | 2 Comments