One Woman's Opinion
Order Mary Buxton’s books
Life and love in the rural tidewater area of Virginia is a common thread that runs through nearly all of Mary Wakefield Buxton's books. The push and pull of old and new, North and South, man and woman, life and death, are discovered, illuminated and reflected upon in each of them. Such is the heart and soul of a writer.
Mid-Winter Break, Part 2
Grief is like a boil that erupts in the heart. It can tear a person asunder. It is the true equalizer, everyone experiences it, and it comes and goes in life like bad weather. If one wants to maintain good health, however, it is important to learn how to deal with it.
Is there a “I Hate to Travel Club” available to join for reluctant travelers? If so, I want to become a member. I leave Urbanna about four times a year and it’s hard on me. I most always would rather stay home.
The shock of losing “Lord” last week is starting to wane now and we are getting back on our feet here at the Pineapple Palace. Isn’t it amazing how much we love dogs? Every time I lose one, it seems it’s even harder to recover.
02.06.2013Death and Dying for a Dog in America
Dogs don’t live very long. What we hope most for them is that we can spare them a miserable death at the end of the line. For our beloved golden retriever pup, Lord, who was born under my desk while I sat typing a story (and hitting every other key in a typo), his time on earth was really short.