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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.


Planning Ahead
Should we be making plans for our old age? For years I was sure I would never be old. But glances in the mirror suggest otherwise. I suppose I ought to plan for my retirement?


Try a Little Tolerance
imageLife experience certainly demonstrates there are some neighbors that are difficult to love. But Jesus commands us to love them, no matter what. I think it’s a goal worth working for because one reason I love living in Urbanna is simply that most people in town love and forgive their neighbors. It makes for a lovely place to live.


A Golden Anniversary
As the 50th wedding anniversary neared, I readied for the happy event like a rosy-eyed romantic. Some things never change. Even after 50 years of marriage my idea of what life should be like, but isn’t, has never changed.


The Dog-Gone Blues
imageCan one be happy without a dog? That’s the question of the day. Perhaps some people can, but not me. I don’t feel complete without companionship with that furry creature known as “man’s best friend.”


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