Category Archives: Howard Palmer

My Tribute to Moe Nitkin

A great photo of Moe Nitkin sitting outside his famous sweet shop, during a Lincoln Park celebration day. His faithful son, Bob, is standing next to him. To the far left of this picture is Moe’s dear wife, Rose. My … Continue reading

Posted in Beavertown, Comic Books, Dad, Encouragement, Faith, Finding Your Purpose in Life, Homecoming, Howard Palmer, Humility, Kindness, Lincoln Park, Love of Family, Mad Magazine, Memory, Moe's Sweet Shop, Route 202, Small Town America, Spiritual Lesson, Stand Tall, Wisdom | 6 Comments

The Old Red Horse

The old red horse, proudly standing, with its broken leg. The Old Red Horse By Richard Mabey Jr. On the surface, the red horse just looks like an old child’s toy. But the red horse holds a certain sentimental feeling … Continue reading

Posted in Early Childhood, Encouragement, Faith, Friendship, Howard Palmer, Kindness, Memory, Moving On, Wisdom | 1 Comment

Lessons From My Younger Self

From this desk, I wrote well over a hundred articles, columns and feature stories for Chambersburg’s daily newspaper, Public Opinion. Lessons From My Younger Self By Richard Mabey Jr. From 2015 till 2018, I wrote articles, columns and feature stories … Continue reading

Posted in Boy Scouts, Dad, Determination, Dreams, Eagle Scout, Encouragement, Faith, Finding Your Purpose in Life, Howard Palmer, Kindness, Leadership, Life's Dreams, Memory, Spiritual Lesson, Wisdom | 1 Comment

The Champions

Two of the kindest, smartest, postive-minded, courageous young men I have ever had the honor to know. To your left, is Jerry Binder, with the cool tie on. Jerry was my best friend in grade school. To your right of … 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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