Category Archives: Earl Hamner Jr.

Reflections of “Two Brothers”

The true story, “True Brothers” first appeared as a syndicated story in the pages of the old Lincoln Park Journal, back in 1987. Reflections of “Two Brothers” By Richard Mabey Jr. “Two Brothers” was a continuing saga, that I wrote, … Continue reading

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To Honor, Earl Hamner Jr.

Earl Hamner Jr. at a book signing for his book, “The Twilight Zone Scripts of Earl Hamner.” To Honor, Earl Hamner Jr. By Richard Mabey Jr. There is a certain ache, a sense of mourning, a feeling of loss that … Continue reading

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From Earth To Heaven: Happy Birthday Earl Hamner Jr.

One of my hands-down, absolute favorite pictures of Earl Hamner Jr. In this photo, Earl is at a book signing for his book, “The Twilight Zone Scripts.” I just doesn’t get any cooler than that! From Earth To Heaven: Happy … Continue reading

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When You Hit A Roadblock!

When you hit a roadblock; never, never, never give up! When You Hit A Roadblock! By Richard Mabey Jr. Life is tough. And, then sometimes life is very tough. Then, there are times when life is very, very tough. Then, … Continue reading

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The Precious, Golden Rod Has Passed

A great photo of Earl Hamner Jr., when he was a young man. The Precious, Golden Rod Has Passed By Richard Mabey Jr. To say that I am mourning for the passing of Earl Hamner Jr. is an understatement. I … Continue reading

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There Are No Words…

One of my favorite photos of Earl Hamner Jr., sitting on the front steps of his childhood home in Schuyler, Virginia. There Are No Words… By Richard Mabey Jr. Yesterday, March 24th, Earl Hamner Jr. went Home to be with … Continue reading

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PLEASE, Help Make Earl Hamner Jr. a 2016 Kennedy Center Honoree

A great photo of Earl Hamner Jr. sitting on the steps of his old family homestead in Schuyler, Virginia. PLEASE, Help Make Earl Hamner Jr. a 2016 Kennedy Center Honoree By Richard Mabey Jr. This is not a time to … Continue reading

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