Category Archives: Christmas

A Fond Remembrance Of The Christmas of 1966

Yours truly, proudly displaying the Christmas Tree Village that Dad and I created back in 1966. A Fond Remembrance Of The Christmas of 1966 By Richard Mabey Jr. The Christmas of 1966, was a dearly special Christmas to me. For me, it … Continue reading

Posted in 1966, Andy and Barney, Be Strong!, Christmas, Compassion, Dad, Determination, Dreams, Encouragement, Faith, Finding Your Purpose in Life, Friendship, Giving, Gomer, Humility, Love of Family, Mabey Homestead, Memory, My Old New Jersey Home, Nostalgia, Plasticville, Wisdom | 2 Comments

Remembering Romero, A Story of the Spirit of Christmas

A scan of the Father’s Day Prayer Card that Romero gave to me. Remembering Romero A Story of the Spirit of Christmas By Richard Mabey Jr. It was January of 2014, when I was working at the southernmost section of … Continue reading

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Remembering Reverend Duitsman

I was rather proud that my tribute to Reverend William Duitsman made the front page of the prestigious Life and Leisure newspaper. Remembering Reverend Duitsman By Richard Mabey Jr. In February of 2004, I wrote a tribute article to one … Continue reading

Posted in 1965, Alfred E. Neuman, Be Strong!, Bible Stories, Christmas, Destiny, Determination, Divine Protection, Encouragement, Faith, Finding Your Purpose in Life, Giving, Healing, Homecoming, Reverend William Duitsman, Rheumatic Fever, Small Town America, Spiritual Lesson, Stand Tall, Wisdom | Leave a comment

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

Remembering The Christmas Of 1966

Yours truly, proudly displaying the Christmas Tree Village that Dad and I created back in 1966. Remembering The Christmas Of 1966 By Richard Mabey Jr. The Christmas of 1966, was a dearly special Christmas to me. For me, it was … Continue reading

Posted in 1966, Baseball, Be Strong!, Believe in yourself!, Christmas, Dad, Determination, Dreams, Encouragement, Faith, Finding Your Purpose in Life, Giving, Healing, Humility, Kindness, Love of Family, Mabey Homestead, Memory, Mom, My Old New Jersey Home, Radio, Rheumatic Fever, Spiritual Lesson, Stand Tall, Wisdom | 1 Comment

My Dad’s Christmas Gift to New York City

My Dad’s Christmas Gift to New York City By Richard Mabey Jr. For well over a decade, throughout the 1980’s, my Dad delivered the big Christmas Tree to New York City. Most of the time the incredibly tall evergreen was … Continue reading

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