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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.


Are Boats Like Dogs?
imageA recent gathering of the Urbanna Creek Yacht Club at the DCA building in Deltaville was an emotional affair. It made clear to me something I had not previously known: Our boats are like our dogs.


A Sad Homecoming
The best part of going away on vacation is coming home. But sometimes sad news awaits those who have been away. As we left the mild, sunny temperatures of St. Augustine, Florida, and made our way home on the long haul north on I-95, the temperature dropped as if some forewarning of chilling news.


We Can Stop It
imageTired of the polarization of America? I sure am. Is there a candidate out there for president that will stop dividing us into “red” and “blue” states and unite the nation again?


Remembering Green Mount
“Green Mount,” the diary of the Dr. Benjamin Fleet family history during the Civil War era from 1860-1865 in King and Queen County, is a vivid reminder of our past. Patricia Haile of Tappahannock recently gave me the book and I haven’t been able to put it down.


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