Category Archives: Earl Mabey

1986: The Era Of Writing On My Brown Paper Lunch Bag

In 1986, I was working as an editor and writer of an in-house company newsletter. It was a very small company, and I would often eat lunch by myself. I would use the brown paper bag that I used for … Continue reading

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Don’t Let Anyone Kill Your Dreams

It was an honor to work with the genius writer, Bill Anderson. Reverend Fred Herwaldt saw something special in the script of “Beyond the North Star.” Don’t Let Anyone Kill Your Dreams By Richard Mabey Jr. During my year of … Continue reading

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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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The Old Gas Station Soda Cooler

The Old Gas Station Soda Cooler By Richard Mabey Jr. The Summer of 1964 was a most memorable summer for me. I was 10 years old and it was a most magical time of my life. There were the old … Continue reading

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The Old Fashioned, Mechanical Typewriter

In the left hand side of this picture, you can see the old mechanical typewriter that I once used to type my many articles on the history of Lincoln Park. The Old Fashioned, Mechanical Typewriter By Richard Mabey Jr. My … Continue reading

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Remembering Earl’s Meadow

A photo of the northwest corner of Earl’s Meadow. Remembering Earl’s Meadow By Richard Mabey Jr. Earl’s Meadow was this magical, wonderful open field that was located north of the old Mabey Homestead, near the end of Mabey Lane. It … Continue reading

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