Category Archives: Mom

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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Happy Mother’s Day, Mom

My beloved mother has always been a dear, sweet mom to me. Happy Mother’s Day, Mom By Richard Mabey Jr. Happy Mother’s Day to my dear, sweet, wonderful Mother. My dear mom played a monumental role in my own personal … Continue reading

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Dad

This is a photo from 1953. My dear mom and dad, Janet and Richard, holding me their first born child. Dad By Richard Mabey Jr. My beloved father held me in his arm, dearly protecting me from harm. Working with … Continue reading

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The Precious, Golden Rod Has Passed

A great photo of Earl Hamner Jr., when he was a young man. The Precious, Golden Rod Has Passed By Richard Mabey Jr. To say that I am mourning for the passing of Earl Hamner Jr. is an understatement. I … Continue reading

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To Publish My Book

The path to the publication of a book, is often filled with roadblocks, setbacks, quicksand, thistle stalks and even some rattlesnakes. To Publish My Book By Richard Mabey Jr. It is often the time when we hit a roadblock, when … Continue reading

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The Old Beaver Patrol Clubhouse

A drawing that I made of my remembrance of the old Beaver Patrol’s prestigious clubhouse. The Old Beaver Patrol Clubhouse By Richard Mabey Jr. This is a CONDENSED excerpt of one of the chapters of my upcoming novel. This is … Continue reading

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Thank You, Mom

My beloved mother has always been a dear, sweet mom to me. Thank You, Mom By Richard Mabey Jr. My mom, Janet (Kemmerer) Mabey recently celebrated her birthday. Mom, my sister Patti and I went out for dinner at one … Continue reading

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