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.
Speaking for Dogs
Have you ever been to a dog shelter and seen the many homeless dogs? It’s a heartbreaking sight. As one walks through the lineup of pens filled to the brim with every breed or mix of dogs known to mankind, the most pitiful expressions stare back from behind the mesh fencing.
11.20.2013The Waterman’s Service
Every now and then I attend the Waterman’s Service. You don’t have be a member of any particular church to attend. You don’t have to subscribe to any special creed or dogma. Best of all, everyone is welcome. Everyone and everything . . .
11.13.2013The Marines take Christ Church
It was a splendid October day when the Marines came to Christ Church last month. Did you say Marines? I show up for the Marines. So when Father Paul Andersen emailed me they were coming, I drove over to the church from Urbanna.
11.06.2013“Dog Friends” Help Homeless Dogs
The nicest people I know are members of Middlesex County’s fastest growing organization known as “Dog Friends,” a dog support group. It started last May when five people concerned about homeless dogs in the county met at Virginia Street Café in Urbanna over lunch. The group now numbers 170 members.