Category Archives: Fighting Cancer

Faith, Perseverance and Hard Work, Bring Dream to Life

I had the great honor to cover the story of the premier of Dad’s pictorial history book about the town of Lincoln Park. Faith, Perseverance and Hard Work, Bring Dream to Life By Richard Mabey Jr. My Dad was a … Continue reading

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Remembering the Fun Side of My Dear Old Dad

Dad had a side of him that loved to just have fun. Remembering the Fun Side of My Dear Old Dad By Richard Mabey Jr. My dad took his job as a cross-country truck driver very serious. He took his … Continue reading

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Fought My Way to the Top of the Rubbish Pile

Fought My Way to the Top of the Rubbish Pile By Richard Mabey Jr. I fought my way to the top, scratching and clawing, never to stop, still your shadow kept gnawing.   All the corporate lies and deceit, and … Continue reading

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The Turning Point

My old girlfriend Penny held this amazing belief in me. She made me reach for the moon and the stars. Looking back, it’s a debt that can never be paid. The Turning Point By Richard Mabey Jr. Each and every … Continue reading

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A Christmas Story of 1972: Chapter 2, The Christmas Card

Christmas 1972. A photo of myself with my cat Tuffy, sitting on the old chair. A Christmas Story of 1972 Chapter 2: The Christmas Card By Richard Mabey Jr. Christmas of 1972 was unlike any Christmas that I had ever … Continue reading

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An Earnest Tribute to Earl Hamner Jr.

A great photo of the wonderfully talented Earl Hamner Jr. I personally like this photo a lot because I think it really does capture that sense of appreciation that Mr. Hamner holds for his thousands upon thousands of fans. An … Continue reading

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Would You Buy This Book?

If you were walking around inside a bookstore and you saw this book, would you buy it? Would You Buy This Book? By Richard Mabey Jr. If you were walking around inside a bookstore, would you take out your hard-earned … Continue reading

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