Category Archives: Forgiveness

When Love Dies, Or Seems To

When Love Dies, Or Seems To By Richard Mabey Jr. Life is such a funny thing. How many times has this happened to you? A close friend, who lives nearby, gives you a phone call or stops by to see … Continue reading

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Thank You Art Smith

Dad standing beside the large photograph of his dear uncle, Earl Mabey, who was killed in France during World War I. Thank You Art Smith By Richard Mabey Jr. It was in the early 1990’s that a moment came, that … Continue reading

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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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My Dad, My Favorite Guest Star

It was always a blast to have my Dad as a guest star on Cross-Talk. My Dad, My Favorite Guest Star By Richard Mabey Jr. The sun has set on Memorial Day. I missed my Dad, so very much, all … Continue reading

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Be Strong!

Be strong! Be Strong! By Richard Mabey Jr. Be strong! Believe in yourself! Don’t let anyone put you down! Move forward with fierce determination! Climbing the ladder to reach your goal can be tough as nails. Some days, it can … Continue reading

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The Broken Vase

This is a poem that I recently wrote about the broken vase. Penny’s paternal grandparents lived in the apartment above Penny and her family. Penny’s Grandma’s vase was always kept atop the piano in her grandparents’ apartment. I would often … Continue reading

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Penny’s Wart

Dear reader, I guess you’ll have to take my word on this one. After I wrote this essay, I entered the words “wart on hand” into a search engine. This picture came up of a wart on the base of … Continue reading

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