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.
Can Government Save Us?
For this discussion let’s look at what I believe brings man down—the “seven deadly sins” of sloth, gluttony, anger, greed, lust, envy and pride. If it is true that a man’s own behavior can destroy him, could government eliminate such negative behaviors?
04.10.2013Reflections on Government
Urbanna, Va.— The longer I live, the more I see how alike people are. Yet, people are different, too. We have different political opinions rooted in individual life experiences.
04.03.2013Remembering Father John Boddie
Death does not bring an end to a man’s ideas. This column writes about many beloved citizens of Middlesex County that have crossed the proverbial bar. Today we remember an all-time favorite—Father John Boddie. Especially his ideas.
03.27.2013A life-and-death battle—again!
Most Middlesex County residents are aware of Cold War hero (Ret Col) John McKone’s presence amongst us. He and his amiable wife Norma have lived for many happy years of retirement in their beautiful home nestled in the Chick Cove neighborhood off Healy’s Cove in Hardyville.