Category Archives: Chapel Hill School

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

The “Dear John” Letter

My first “Dear John” letter came from this sweet, kind girl in my eighth grade class, Pamela. The “Dear John” Letter By Richard Mabey Jr. The “Dear John” letter is the one thing that every man fears receiving. Oh, a … Continue reading

Posted in 1966, Be Strong!, Believe in yourself!, Boyhood Days, Chapel Hill School, Childhood Friend, Compassion, Dear John Letter, Destiny, Dreams, Early Childhood, Encouragement, Faith, Humility, Life's Dreams, Lincoln Park, Love Story, Memory, Nostalgia, Pamela, Romance, Small Town America, Spiritual Lesson, Wisdom | Leave a comment

The Gift of Kindness

This is the very book that my good friend, Mary Tafaro, gave to me when we were both in grade school. The Gift of Kindness By Richard Mabey Jr. One of the most precious books that I have in my … Continue reading

Posted in 1963, Bambi, Boyhood Days, Chapel Hill School, Childhood Friend, Compassion, Dad, Destiny, Early Childhood, Encouragement, Faith, Friendship, Giving, Homecoming, Humility, Kindness, Life's Dreams, Lincoln Park, Mary T., Memory, My Old New Jersey Home, New Jersey, NJ, Nostalgia, Old Beavertown, Old Books, Old Lincoln Park, Romance, Route 202, Small Town America, Spiritual Lesson, Wisdom | 1 Comment

Farewell Not, Kind Childhood Friend

The ticking of the clock continues, without favoritism to any of us. Farewell Not, Kind Childhood Friend By Richard Mabey Jr. I don’t know what it is. The most recent passing of a childhood friend has hit me hard. I … Continue reading

Posted in Chapel Hill School, Childhood Friend, Cindy, Destiny, Dreams, Encouragement, Faith, Healing, Homecoming, Humility, Lincoln Park, Memory, Mourning, New Jersey, Nostalgia, Old Beavertown, Old Lincoln Park, Rheumatic Fever, Small Town America, The Mourning Heart, Wisdom | 2 Comments

My Tribute To Cindy, A Dear Childhood Friend

The flame of friendship is a flame filled with love and good will for another person. My Tribute To Cindy, A Dear Childhood Friend By Richard Mabey Jr. I just found out yesterday that Cindy, a dear friend of my … Continue reading

Posted in Book of Bible Stories, Boonton High School, Chapel Hill School, Childhood Friend, Christianity, Cindy, County College of Morris, Destiny, Encouragement, Faith, Friendship, Homecoming, Humility, Kindness, Lincoln Park, Memory, New Jersey, Old Beavertown, Old Lincoln Park, Route 202, Small Town America, The Mourning Heart, Wisdom | 5 Comments

A Most Precious Gift

The unassuming book, “The American West” is one of the most precious gifts that I have ever received. A Most Precious Gift By Richard Mabey Jr. Mrs. Huntley was my seventh grade Sunday School Teacher, back in 1965. She was … Continue reading

Posted in "The American West" book, Be Strong!, Believe in yourself!, Boy Scouts, Chapel Hill School, Christianity, Determination, Dreams, Early Childhood, Encouragement, Faith, Finding Your Purpose in Life, Friendship, Giving, Healing, Heroism, Humility, Kindness, Life's Dreams, Mabey Homestead, Memory, Mom, Old Beavertown Christian Church, Rheumatic Fever, Small Town America, Wisdom | Leave a comment

Believe in Yourself!

Believe in Yourself! By Richard Mabey Jr. Believe in yourself! Believe in yourself, with a strength and courage that spans a distance deep into space and runs a depth, deeper than the Atlantic Ocean. Believe in yourself, with all the … Continue reading

Posted in Batman, Be Strong!, Believe in yourself!, Boonton High School, Chapel Hill School, Dangers of being too trusting, Dentist, Determination, Dreams, Early Childhood, Encouragement, Faith, Finding Your Purpose in Life, Heroism, Leadership, Life's Dreams, Memory, Modern Life, Spiritual Lesson, Stand Tall, Wisdom | Leave a comment