Category Archives: Heroism

My Tribute to Bill Accinni

A recent photo of Bill Accinni. My Tribute to Bill Accinni By Richard Mabey Jr. I graduated from Boonton High School, Class of 71, with Bill Accinni. There were about 500 kids in our class. We had the biggest class … Continue reading

Posted in 1969, 1971, Advice to the younger set, Baseball, Be Strong!, Believe in yourself!, Boonton, Boonton High School, Boonton High School Marching Band, Boyhood Days, Childhood Friend, Christianity, Compassion, Destiny, Determination, Dreams, Drums, Encouragement, Faith, Finding Your Purpose in Life, Football, Friendship, Giving, Good Neighbor Sam, Heroism, Humility, Kindness, Leadership, Life's Dreams, Never give up!, New Jersey, NJ, Wisdom | 2 Comments

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

Posted in 1991, Art Smith, Art the artist, Beavertown, Beavertown Historical Society, Believe in yourself!, Dad, Earl Mabey, Encouragement, Faith, Finding Your Purpose in Life, Forgiveness, Friendship, Giving, Healing, Heroism, Homecoming, Humility, Kindness, Life's Dreams, Lincoln Park, Lincoln Park Museum, Love of Family, Mabey History, Memory, Wisdom, World War I | 2 Comments

That Little Restaurant: A Wonderful, Down-Home Place To Eat!

That Little Restaurant in Oak Ridge, New Jersey is a wonderful, old-fashioned, down-home, cute little place to eat. That Little Restaurant:¬† A Wonderful, Down-Home Place To Eat! By Richard Mabey Jr. I presently live in Central Florida, in one of … Continue reading

Posted in Believe in yourself!, Determination, Dreams, Drums, Encouragement, Faith, Finding Your Purpose in Life, Friendship, Giving, Help the poor, Heroism, Homecoming, Kindness, Leadership, Lincoln Park, New Jersey, Small Town America, Spiritual Lesson, Stand Tall, That Little Restaurant, Wisdom | Leave a comment

Reflections of “Two Brothers”

The true story of my family during the dawn of the twentieth century, was a regular feature of the old Lincoln Park Journal. Reflections of “Two Brothers” By Richard Mabey Jr. The true story of “Two Brothers” was a regular … Continue reading

Posted in 1987, Be Strong!, Beavertown, Believe in yourself!, Beyond The North Star, Determination, Dreams, Earl Mabey, Early Childhood, Encouragement, Faith, Finding Your Purpose in Life, Grandma Mabey, Grandpa Mabey, Great Grandma, Heroism, Homecoming, Indian Motorcycle, Leadership, Lincoln Park, Lincoln Park Journal, Little One, Love of Family, Mabey History, Mabey Homestead, Memory, Motorcycle, Never give up!, Old Beavertown, Rheumatic Fever, Small Town America, Small Town Weekly Newspaper, Spiritual Lesson, Wisdom, World War I | 2 Comments

Lessons in Excellence

Lessons in Excellence By Richard Mabey Jr. At a very young age, my father taught me to excel; to do my very best in all that I did in life. It was one of the most valued lessons that I … Continue reading

Posted in Be Strong!, Believe in yourself!, Dad, Determination, Dreams, Encouragement, Faith, Finding Your Purpose in Life, Giving, Heroism, Humility, Kindness, Leadership, Life's Dreams, Love of Family, Memory, Spiritual Lesson, Truck Transportation, Wisdom | 2 Comments

A Most Precious Gift

The unassuming book, “The American West” is one of the most precious gifts that I have ever received. A Most Precious Gift By Richard Mabey Jr. Mrs. Huntley was my seventh grade Sunday School Teacher, back in 1965. She was … Continue reading

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My Father’s Love for Motorcycles

Dad riding his motorcycle, upon returning home from World War II. My Father’s Love for Motorcycles By Richard Mabey Jr. My beloved father came home from the war in 1947, he was 20 years old. There must have been such … Continue reading

Posted in Dad, Dreams, Encouragement, Faith, Finding Your Purpose in Life, Grandpa Mabey, Heroism, Hickam Air Field, Homecoming, Life's Dreams, Love of Family, Mabey History, Memory, Motorcycle, Pearl Harbor, Second World War, Spiritual Lesson, Uncle Ed, Wisdom | Leave a comment