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 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.…
03.12.2014What We Will Do for Dogs
If you love dogs and want to read a heart-warming story that will make you feel good, this column is for you. If you think humanity is selfish and cares only for itself, keep on reading. If you were appalled to hear that Russian bureaucrats ordered the killing of stray dogs before the Olympics so the area would look better, this column will reinstate your faith in mankind…
03.05.2014Far Horizons at Christmas
The topic of discussion today: Millions of Americans who may revere the message of Jesus and strive to emulate his advice of loving one’s neighbor and forgiving others (rather than holding a grudge or plotting revenge), do not believe any human was or is a “son of God.”
Something special happens when one reads a book. Good ideas pop out from the page. Good ideas come from other sources such as radio and TV. Still, to me, the best ideas come from reading great books.