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Rivah Visitor's Guide

One Woman's Opinion


Order Mary Buxton’s books
imageLife 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.

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Urbanna 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.

10.22.2009

Double day fun at Christ Church
imageLast 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.

10.15.2009

Just Ducky
The last time I went to Duck, Outer Banks, North Carolina, I had to drive on a sandy path to get there. Some 40 years ago, I had met a real estate agent on a sand dune who offered me 100 feet of oceanfront property for $50,000.

10.15.2009

Please, Mr. Bear!
imageAll my life I have loved bears. Well, not actually loved them, but I do like them very much. Of course, I don’t personally know any bears. But they do seem pleasant enough in books.

09.30.2009

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