Category Archives: Ford Falcon

On My Honor, I Will Do My Best

The Boy Scout Oath. On My Honor, I Will Do My Best By Richard Mabey Jr. Today, I took a long, hard look in the mirror. I honestly asked myself, “what have I done with my life?” I’m serious. At … Continue reading

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The Golden Opportunity

The actual class schedule for my first semester at County College of Morris. I fell in love with the idea of going to college, right from the start. The Golden Opportunity By Richard Mabey Jr. In September of 1971, I … Continue reading

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The Old Tree Fort

A great old photo of myself in my old tree fort, in my youth. Please note the knotted rope that I’m holding in my right hand. You had to use the knotted rope to climb up to the higher platforms of … Continue reading

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Shining New Red Porsche Trumps Dented Old Ford Falcon, Every Time!

A view of “The Little House” from the foothill of Hook Mountain. In this photo, you can see the nearby Old Mabey Homestead. Shining New Red Porsche Trumps Dented Old Ford Falcon, Every Time! By Richard Mabey Jr. At 62, … Continue reading

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The Dumb Mistake

Like the tide rushing in, love can be washed away in a moment’s time, by simply saying the wrong thing at the wrong time. The Dumb Mistake By Richard Mabey Jr. January of 1973 marked several landmarks for me. Some … Continue reading

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Life After Penny

An old photo from 1972, complete with scratches and folds. I would give a lot of talks on the subject of the spiritual life, every chance that I got. Life After Penny By Richard Mabey Jr. In June of 1972, … Continue reading

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The Old Chair: A Christmas Story of 1972; Chapter 1

A photo from 1972 of the old chair in the formal living room of the old Mabey Homestead. The Old Chair: A Christmas Story of 1972 Chapter 1 By Richard Mabey Jr. In the formal living room of the old … Continue reading

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