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.
Happy Oyster Fest to All
Sometimes I think each year at this time as the leaves turn from green into glorious shades of red and gold . . . Good heavens! Is it time again already for the Urbanna Oyster Festival? And there you go again, the usual occurrence as one ages, life happening so fast that one can barely keep up with it.
11.04.2009An Alternate View on Healthcare
Be responsible for yourself as long as you can. Don’t expect the government to take care of you. Don’t retire from work unless you have a lot of money in the bank because if you really become sick, you will need every nickel.
10.28.2009Urbanna Is Changing
Urbanna, Va.— Has everyone else noticed how much Urbanna is changing? The provincial waterfront town, we who were not born here but summarily saw and fell in love with, is becoming a sophisticated, upscale community geared to welcome, entertain and accept money for wares and services from well-heeled tourists.
10.22.2009Double day fun at Christ Church
Last Saturday Christ Church Parish sponsored two fun events all in one day. First on the agenda was the annual fashion show card luncheon charitable fundraiser. We had been promised both “fun and elegance” when we bought tickets to the event.