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.
Thank God, It’s Over!
Am I the only one who is burned out with all the fireworks—the acute frustration, bitter acrimony, passion, fury and downright rudeness that passes in today’s world as political debate? Is anyone else exhausted with politicians who divide one American against another?
11.10.2010A Taste of Urbanna
Tomorrow begins the much-awaited Urbanna Oyster Festival and I hope you and your family are planning on coming to town. There’s a lot to love at this annual small-town celebration, now in its 53rd year, and tasting all the different kinds of food that you can enjoy in Urbanna is one of them.
11.04.2010Cheers for John Waller!
VIDEO: If you didn’t see the play, “The Baptist and the Parson,” written by local historian Barbara Lovelace and presented by the Middlesex Museum and Historical Society last Sunday at both Urbanna and Antioch Baptist churches, you really missed an important event in local history.
10.27.2010The Magic Formula
Many people think the government creates jobs, but it is the private sector that really creates the majority of jobs. When business thrives, it makes profits, pays taxes, hires 80% of workers in the nation, and pays benefits too. It’s a wonderful system as long as Americans remember the magic formula.