One Woman's Opinion
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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.
A 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.
03.20.2013Remembering Dragon Run Country Store
Long before my husband and I moved to Urbanna, my family would gather at Dragon Run Country Store for holidays and family reunions. Sister Alice had purchased the store in 1981 and moved into a back apartment.
03.13.2013A Walk through the Garden
About this time of year I walk through the garden and look for signs of spring. Thank goodness for springtime! What would humanity do without annual rejuvenation? Never have I needed spring as much as now. Let’s hope the earth’s exuberant new bloom will cheer us up.
03.06.2013Vote for Me!
Just look at the Declaration of Independence. It says right there in black and white that every man has a right to “life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.” Well, how’s a man supposed to pursue happiness if he has to work all day long?