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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.


Florida Update, part 2
imageUpon 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.


Florida Update
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.


Thoughts at Christmas, Part 3
imageAt Christmas we seek out the night sky and ponder over the mysteries of God’s universe. We plan time with beloved family members and friends, but especially at Christmas our thoughts return to childhood and Christmases of the past.


Thoughts at Christmas, Part 2
That night the 80-foot-plus Christmas tree in front of the Greenbrier was officially turned on and all 28,000 white lights twinkled in the snow as Santa arrived in a horse-drawn wagon through the snow to greet the huge crowd that had assembled for Christmas carols.


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