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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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Baltic Sea Passage, Part 1
imageReaders know airline travel and I are not compatible. The night was long and cramped in my tiny seat on KLM to Amsterdam and I never once slept. I remember nothing of arrival as we were directed through customs and immigration, except a friendly man holding a sign “Holland America Line.”

09.10.2008

A Summer of All Seasons
It occurs to me as I type these words after the long summer’s rest, how wonderful it is to be back on page 2 of the Sentinel with you. I missed our weekly meetings. But it was a good rest for me, much needed, as always a good rest is, and I now look forward to a rich year of writing ahead.

09.04.2008

Dr. Brockett Muir Jr.
A mighty man, short in stature but great in spirit, this man was truly a Renaissance man in every sense of the word. Few people in today’s world come with such a broad swath of talent, knowledge and interest.

08.28.2008

Just One More Summer
Emotionally spent, I finally kissed him goodbye and left. All the way home to Urbanna, I thought that I would have done anything—if only I could have given Father just one more summer.

06.26.2008

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