Category Archives: Love Story

Farewell Bailey

My best friend, Bailey. Farewell Bailey By Richard Mabey Jr. This is a most simple tale. A simple blog. As I write this blog, tears fill my eyes. For today, I said farewell to two of my best friends, Bella … Continue reading

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For Debbie Forge, Wherever She May Be

O’ remembrance of another time and another place. O’ remembrance of a dear and sweet lost love. For Debbie Forge, Wherever She May Be By Richard Mabey Jr. I started working at Amalgamated Consolidated Telecommunications Corporation in January of 1989. … Continue reading

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When Someone Breaks Your Heart

When Someone Breaks Your Heart By Richard Mabey Jr. When someone breaks your heart, it is not an easy time at all. It is a painful time. Sometimes five minutes seems like five hours. You want to scream. You want … Continue reading

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The Old Comfortable Chair

Although this picture is slighted blurred, it is still a good picture of the old comfortable chair in the formal living room of the old Mabey Homestead, where I grew up in old Lincoln Park. The Old Comfortable Chair By … Continue reading

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September 1971

There is something very romantic about autumn leaves. September 1971 By Richard Mabey Jr. In early September of 1971, I turned 18. Swartswood Lake was a favorite place for my old girlfriend Penny and I. At 62, a man reflects. … Continue reading

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Tribute to Penny

Tribute to Penny By Richard Mabey Jr. I remember when I first saw you, I thought you were out of my league. For in your eyes lied solemn and true, your beauty, charm and mystical intrigue.   O’ the afternoon … 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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