Category Archives: Rheumatic Fever

The Final Tier of My Old Backyard Tree Fort

This picture was taken in September of 1973. It shows the last three remaining boards of the third floor tier of my old tree fort. You can see the cedar tree in the background. The Final Tier of My Old … Continue reading

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Reflections of “Two Brothers”

The true story, “True Brothers” first appeared as a syndicated story in the pages of the old Lincoln Park Journal, back in 1987. Reflections of “Two Brothers” By Richard Mabey Jr. “Two Brothers” was a continuing saga, that I wrote, … Continue reading

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The Golden Opportunity

“The Model A Car Model” story, which appeared on the Editorial Page of the Independent News was a major breakthrough for me. Truly, a golden opportunity. The Golden Opportunity By Richard Mabey Jr. In February of 2001, a golden opportunity … Continue reading

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Remembering Reverend Duitsman

I was rather proud that my tribute to Reverend William Duitsman made the front page of the prestigious Life and Leisure newspaper. Remembering Reverend Duitsman By Richard Mabey Jr. In February of 2004, I wrote a tribute article to one … Continue reading

Posted in 1965, Alfred E. Neuman, Be Strong!, Bible Stories, Christmas, Destiny, Determination, Divine Protection, Encouragement, Faith, Finding Your Purpose in Life, Giving, Healing, Homecoming, Reverend William Duitsman, Rheumatic Fever, 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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Farewell Not, Kind Childhood Friend

The ticking of the clock continues, without favoritism to any of us. Farewell Not, Kind Childhood Friend By Richard Mabey Jr. I don’t know what it is. The most recent passing of a childhood friend has hit me hard. I … Continue reading

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This One’s For You, Dad!

From the autumn of 1970, Dad and I taking a break along the Appalachian Trail with my fellow scouts of the great and wonderful Boy Scout Troop 170. This One’s For You, Dad! By Dr. Richard Mabey Jr. My father … Continue reading

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My Battle With Chemistry

This is the very desk, upon which I studied at during my first year of chiropractic school. My Battle With Chemistry By Richard Mabey Jr. In June of 1973, I graduated from County College of Morris. During that summer, I … Continue reading

Posted in 1973, Be Strong!, Believe in yourself!, Boonton High School, Chemistry, Chiropractic, Dad, Determination, Dreams, Encouragement, Faith, Finding Your Purpose in Life, Giving, Homecoming, Humility, Kindness, Life's Dreams, Mabey Homestead, Rheumatic Fever, Sherman College of Chiropractic, Spiritual Lesson, Surviving Prejudice, West Virginia, Wisdom | 4 Comments

Reflections of “Two Brothers”

The true story of my family during the dawn of the twentieth century, was a regular feature of the old Lincoln Park Journal. Reflections of “Two Brothers” By Richard Mabey Jr. The true story of “Two Brothers” was a regular … Continue reading

Posted in 1987, Be Strong!, Beavertown, Believe in yourself!, Beyond The North Star, Determination, Dreams, Earl Mabey, Early Childhood, Encouragement, Faith, Finding Your Purpose in Life, Grandma Mabey, Grandpa Mabey, Great Grandma, Heroism, Homecoming, Indian Motorcycle, Leadership, Lincoln Park, Lincoln Park Journal, Little One, Love of Family, Mabey History, Mabey Homestead, Memory, Motorcycle, Never give up!, Old Beavertown, Rheumatic Fever, Small Town America, Small Town Weekly Newspaper, Spiritual Lesson, Wisdom, World War I | 2 Comments

Don’t Let Anyone Kill Your Dreams

It was an honor to work with the genius writer, Bill Anderson. Reverend Fred Herwaldt saw something special in the script of “Beyond the North Star.” Don’t Let Anyone Kill Your Dreams By Richard Mabey Jr. During my year of … Continue reading

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