One Woman's Opinion
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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.
Florida Update, part 4
These are difficult times. Just walking down 5th Avenue in Naples this year demonstrated the nation’s unusually severe economy. Unemployment is over 12 percent in southwest Florida and there has been a high turnover of stores and restaurants.
02.25.2010Florida Update, Part 3
If your religious beliefs and general outlook on life are in need of some refreshment, I recommend Bishop John Selby Spong. He was a guest speaker in Naples one Sunday at the Unity Church. I made a point of being in the audience.
02.18.2010Florida Update, part 2
Upon visiting Florida, I enjoy a game I call “Expensive Goose Bumps.” The idea is to see how many goose bumps one can count whilst sunbathing at the pool, and figure how much each goose bump costs.
But all was not perfect. Florida was cold this year for the first two weeks in January. How cold was it? So cold that the geckos dropped like rain from the palm trees and stone dead at my feet. Now that’s cold.