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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.
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.
02.04.2010Thoughts at Christmas, Part 3
At 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.
12.23.2009Thoughts 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.
12.17.2009Thoughts at Christmas, Part 1
The universe, the realm of God, has always fascinated mankind. During the summer of 1970, I sat in a geology class at the College of William and Mary and first learned from geologist Dr. Gerald Johnson of the “Big Bang Theory” and origin of the universe.