Category Archives: Radio

Remembering The Christmas Of 1966

Yours truly, proudly displaying the Christmas Tree Village that Dad and I created back in 1966. Remembering The Christmas Of 1966 By Richard Mabey Jr. The Christmas of 1966, was a dearly special Christmas to me. For me, it was … Continue reading

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My Tribute to Merle Haggard

One of my favorite photos of Merle Haggard. My Tribute to Merle Haggard By Richard Mabey Jr. I really don’t know where to begin. Merle Haggard is my hero. I write “is my hero” because even though dear old Merle … Continue reading

Posted in Boonton High School, Boy Scouts, Christianity, Determination, Dreams, Drums, Eagle Scout, Encouragement, Faith, Finding Your Purpose in Life, Friendship, Giving, Kindness, Lincoln Park, Mabey Homestead, Memory, Merle Haggard, Radio, Small Town America, Spiritual Lesson, Stand Tall, Wisdom | 4 Comments

PLEASE, Help Make Earl Hamner Jr. a 2016 Kennedy Center Honoree

A great photo of Earl Hamner Jr. sitting on the steps of his old family homestead in Schuyler, Virginia. PLEASE, Help Make Earl Hamner Jr. a 2016 Kennedy Center Honoree By Richard Mabey Jr. This is not a time to … Continue reading

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Remembering My Cousin, Howard Palmer

My cousin Howard and I, during the summer of 1973. Two cool guys! Remembering My Cousin, Howard Palmer By Richard Mabey Jr. During this Christmas season, I find myself feeling this strange and eerie feeling of being homesick. Of dearly … Continue reading

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The Magical Voice

From the old radio station studio at County College of Morris, a magical voice came over the radio waves. The Magical Voice By Richard Mabey Jr. September of 1972 rolled around. On the fifth of September, I turned 19 and … Continue reading

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A Letter to My Friends

I decided to write this blog in the style as if I am writing a letter to a friend. When all is said and done that is really what I am doing most of the time in writing my blog. … Continue reading

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A Memory of Dear Old Dad, Jean Shepherd, and Vector Analysis

In June of 1970, I was near completion of my junior year at good old Boonton High School. I met with my guidance counselor, Mr. Kreps, and he told me that I only needed to take about three courses, for … Continue reading

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