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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.


IRS on the Hot Seat
Congressional testimony regarding the IRS scandal denying tax exempt status and harassing certain groups has been chilling. I hope all Americans take note and heed the lessons to learn.


Another Sorry Chapter
imageWouldn’t it be refreshing if politicians could come to the people after a muck-up and simply say, “I made a mistake,” instead of the usual response of lies and coverups when things go wrong?


Religion in America
One of my favorite characters to poke fun at is . . . Mary. She’s a rugged individualist operating in an often politically correct and conforming world. Such a species is disappearing fast in America.


How to Write Comedy
imageThe other day I was minding my business writing stories in my office at the “Pineapple Palace,” with “Lady” dutifully under my desk and asleep, so I could nudge her with my toe every now and then to let her know I loved her, when lo and behold the lawyer comes out from his tool shed in the backyard where he has been holed up all afternoon. He has a most happy look on his face, always a dangerous sign.


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