Category Archives: Old Books

The Gift of Kindness

This is the very book that my good friend, Mary Tafaro, gave to me when we were both in grade school. The Gift of Kindness By Richard Mabey Jr. One of the most precious books that I have in my … Continue reading

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My Day at the Big Comic Book Show

Yours truly with Spider-Man at the big comic book show. My Day at the Big Comic Book Show By Richard Mabey Jr. It was a great day at the big comic book show yesterday. I have not been to a … 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

Posted in 1972, Be Strong!, Believe in yourself!, Compassion, County College of Morris, Dreams, Encouragement, Faith, Finding Your Purpose in Life, Friendship, Giving, Grapes of Wrath, Healing, Homecoming, Humility, Kindness, Life's Dreams, Lincoln Park, Love Story, Mabey Homestead, Memory, Moving On, My Old New Jersey Home, NJ, Nostalgia, Old Beavertown, Old Books, Old Lincoln Park, Penny, Romance, Route 202, Small Town America, Spiritual Lesson, Stand Tall, Wisdom | Leave a comment

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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The Haunting, Eerie Indian Head Of The Old Lincoln Park Museum

The haunting, eerie Indian head of the Old Lincoln Park Museum, was always placed on the right hand side of the old map of Morris County. The Haunting, Eerie Indian Head Of The Old Lincoln Park Museum By Richard Mabey … Continue reading

Posted in 2002, Art the artist, Beavertown, Beavertown Historical Society, Believe in yourself!, Destiny, Determination, Divine Protection, Faith, Finding Your Purpose in Life, Lincoln Park, Lincoln Park Museum, Lincoln Park Public Library, Memory, Mysteries of Old Lincoln Park, New Jersey, Old Beavertown, Old Books, Small Town America, Small Town Weekly Newspaper, The Old Indian Head, The Unexplained, The Weekly News, Wisdom | 2 Comments

Reflections of Old Books

Reflections of Old Books By Richard Mabey Jr. Old books are suddenly becoming more rare these days. It’s almost as if in the last four or five years, old books are simply no longer to be found at yard sales, … Continue reading

Posted in Believe in yourself!, Boy Scouts, Boyhood Days, Comic Books, Encouragement, Finding Your Purpose in Life, Life's Dreams, Memory, Old Books, Stan Lee, Wisdom | 1 Comment

The Green Book

This is the Independent News front page story that I wrote about Lincoln Park’s famous “green book.” The Green Book By Richard Mabey Jr. In every small town in America, there are legends that are bigger than life. There are … Continue reading

Posted in 2000, Beavertown, Beavertown Historical Society, Dad, Encouragement, Faith, Independent News, Lincoln Park, Lincoln Park Museum, Old Beavertown, Old Books, Small Town America, Small Town Weekly Newspaper, The Green Book | 1 Comment