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.
A 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.
10.20.2010Upbeat in Urbanna
I had my last swim at the Urbanna Harbor pool on September 29, which was a cold rainy day. With the pool closing for the season, I knew it was swim in the rain or not again until next year.