Category Archives: Memory

My Week as Mayor of Lincoln Park

My Week as Mayor of Lincoln Park By Richard Mabey Jr. February eighth of 1971 was a day that would forever change my life. From that point on, my life would never be the same. For it was on that … Continue reading

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My Days as Troop Quartermaster

My Days as Troop Quartermaster By Richard Mabey Jr. In February of 1967, I became the Quartermaster of Boy Scout Troop 170. I was 13 years old and in the eighth grade. Becoming the Troop Quartermaster, was a big step … Continue reading

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Farewell February

Farewell February By Richard Mabey Jr. It is time to say farewell to February. It’s been a rough month for me. I am still in deep mourning for the loss of my Mom. Life is so tough at times. I’m … Continue reading

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I Remember Mom: Setting Mom’s Hair

I Remember Mom: Setting Mom’s Hair By Richard Mabey Jr. Two months have passed since Mom went Home to be with the Lord. My grief is still painfully deep. I miss her so very much. In the past three or … Continue reading

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I Remember Mom

I Remember Mom By Richard Mabey Jr. Just two days before this past Christmas, my Mom went Home to be with the Lord. It has been a very, very sad time for me. My Mom died from complications of the … Continue reading

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The Role Hickam Air Field Played Upon My Dad

The Role Hickam Air Field Played Upon My Dad By Richard Mabey Jr. My Dad was 18 years old when he arrived at Hickam Air Field in early 1944. Dad was now part of the great Seventh Army Air Corps. … Continue reading

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Never Surrender!

Never Surrender! By Richard Mabey Jr. There is a part of me that is overwhelmed by it all. I worked on my book, “I Remember Dad” today. Specifically the chapter about Dad’s stay at Hickam Air Field during World War … Continue reading

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Farewell Not; Dear, Sweet Little Figgy

Farewell Not; Dear, Sweet Little Figgy By Richard Mabey Jr. Little Figaro went Home to Rainbow Bridge this morning. Little Figgy was born on the first of September of 2005. She was about two months shy of her thirteenth birthday. … Continue reading

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My Life Has Changed So Very Much

Working as a humble Gate Guard, in a gated community in Central Florida, is not as easy as most people think it is. My Life Has Changed So Very Much By Richard Mabey Jr. My life has changed so very … Continue reading

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Remembering The Writers’ Circle TV Show

The Writers’ Circle was a weekly television talk show that was shown on Kinnelon, New Jersey’s Channel 20. The show ran for about two years from 1997 to 1999. Remembering The Writers’ Circle TV Show By Richard Mabey Jr. Today … Continue reading

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