Category Archives: Earl’s Meadow

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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Remembering Gidget

Gidget, proudly sitting up on a cold autumn day at Earl’s Meadow. Remembering Gidget By Richard Mabey Jr. This is a rather simple blog. Today, I thought a lot about my old Shetland Sheepdog, Gidget. We had Gidget from 1983 … Continue reading

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The Shortstop

A photo of the northwest corner of Earl’s Meadow, where we would play baseball on summer afternoons. The Shortstop By Richard Mabey Jr. From the summer of 1964, when I was 10 years old, till about the summer of 1971, … Continue reading

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Remembering My Cousin, Howard Palmer

My cousin Howard and I, during the summer of 1973. Two cool guys! Remembering My Cousin, Howard Palmer By Richard Mabey Jr. During this Christmas season, I find myself feeling this strange and eerie feeling of being homesick. Of dearly … Continue reading

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The Old Red Barn

A photo of the old red barn, taken during the summer of 1995. It held up well over the years. The Old Red Barn By Richard Mabey Jr. The old Mabey Homestead stood upon a two-acre land site. The back … Continue reading

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The Old Gas Station Soda Cooler

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 tree forts. One was located in the tall, towering maple … Continue reading

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