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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.
Why Can’t We Learn?
It’s almost ironic that as Russian troops have taken over the Crimea, I’ve been reading Winston Churchill’s history of World War II. What superb timing for reading material and good reminders of the lessons history teaches.
04.02.2014A Year to Remember: 1965 (Part 3)
Early seeds of feminism along with desire to become a writer had taken over the young woman’s brain. The young are so vulnerable to ideology, and like all trapped in the iron teeth of dogma, unless she could break free, she would be held in irons and severely limited in her ability to doubt, think and reflect.
03.26.2014A Year to Remember: 1965 (Part 2)
Now the sole support of her law student husband and mother to a toddler, while at the same time holding a new job as service rep with C&P Telephone Co., her life had evolved to hectic pace…
03.20.2014A Year to Remember: 1965 (Part 1)
As the Karmann Ghia pulled into the drive at 914 Shore Drive in the elegant Christopher Shores section of Newport News of spacious homes that overlooked Hampton Roads, she realized her life was about to change.…