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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.
Double 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.
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.
10.15.2009Please, Mr. Bear!
All 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.
09.30.2009Planning for the big bad wolf
In the front hall awaiting me was a thick, yellow envelope labeled “Death Instructions.” If that wasn’t enough shock, when I turned on my computer 40 email attachments were waiting for me with copies of important papers that Chip had sent me just in case he “didn’t make it.”