Category Archives: Central Pennsylvania

Remembering the Ad Agency

At my desk at the ad agency that I worked at from January 2000 till November 2004. Remembering the Ad Agency By Richard Mabey Jr. From January 2000 till November 2004, I worked as a proofreader, then editor, then writer, … Continue reading

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Farewell Not; Dear, Sweet Little Figgy

Farewell Not; Dear, Sweet Little Figgy By Richard Mabey Jr. Little Figaro went Home to Rainbow Bridge this morning. Little Figgy was born on the first of September of 2005. She was about two months shy of her thirteenth birthday. … Continue reading

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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 | 2 Comments

The Joy Of Giving

My old Gatehouse. I worked as a Gate Guard for five years in a gated community in Central Florida. The Joy Of Giving By Richard Mabey Jr. Being a Gate Guard for one of these gated communities in Central Florida … Continue reading

Posted in Batman, Be Strong!, Bible Stories, Central Pennsylvania, Christianity, Comic Books, Compassion, Determination, Divine Protection, Encouragement, Faith, Finding Your Purpose in Life, Friendship, Gate Guard, Gated Community, Giving, Holy Bible, Humility, Jesus, Journey to Truth, Kindness, Life's Dreams, Love one another, Memory, Never give up!, Sacrifice, Stand Tall, Wisdom | 4 Comments

My Tribute and Thank You to Dennis Keaveny

A recent photo of Dennis Keaveny. My Tribute and Thank You to Dennis Keaveny By Richard Mabey Jr. Dennis Keaveny doesn’t know it, but he played a big role in advancing my career as a writer. Here’s the thing, I’ve … Continue reading

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A Stop Along My Journey To Truth

During the summer of 1985, I visited my cousin, Harry Graham, for one full month. I stayed in the attic basement, where I wrote the stage play, “Beyond the North Star.” A Stop Along My Journey To Truth By Richard … Continue reading

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To Honor Mayor William A. Dixon Jr.

From the front page of the old Lincoln Park Herald, a page from my dad’s scouting scrapbook. To Honor Mayor William A. Dixon Jr. By Richard Mabey Jr. In doing rewrite after rewrite of my book, there are times when … Continue reading

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