Category Archives: Leadership

To Honor, Earl Hamner Jr.

Earl Hamner Jr. at a book signing for his book, “The Twilight Zone Scripts of Earl Hamner.” To Honor, Earl Hamner Jr. By Richard Mabey Jr. There is a certain ache, a sense of mourning, a feeling of loss that … Continue reading

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Reflections Of “The Speakers Chronicle” Publication

From July of 1994, the announcement of the creation of “The Speakers Chronicle” publication. Reflections Of “The Speakers Chronicle” Publication By Richard Mabey Jr. This coming Monday, Labor Day, the fifth of September, I will turn 63. It is a … Continue reading

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That Homesick Feeling

My tribute to Steve Avallone, was a classic example of the type of article that I loved to write for the small town weekly. That Homesick Feeling By Richard Mabey Jr. In a few weeks, I’ll turn 63. There is … Continue reading

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The Incredible Power of Encouragement

My original column, “The Incredible Power of Encouragement” as it appeared in The Weekly News back in late July of 1998. The Incredible Power of Encouragement By Richard Mabey Jr. Encouragement, it’s an incredible power. Back in July of 1998, … Continue reading

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Reflections of My Days of Teaching

From July 23rd of 1998, an essay that I wrote for the Independent News. Reflections of My Days of Teaching By Richard Mabey Jr. In June of 1990, I was 36 years old. I was working in the public relations … Continue reading

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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

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This One’s For You, Dad!

From the autumn of 1970, Dad and I taking a break along the Appalachian Trail with my fellow scouts of the great and wonderful Boy Scout Troop 170. This One’s For You, Dad! By Dr. Richard Mabey Jr. My father … Continue reading

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