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.
A Year to Remember: 1965 (Part 3)
Early seeds of feminism along with desire to become a writer had taken over the young woman’s brain. The young are so vulnerable to ideology, and like all trapped in the iron teeth of dogma, unless she could break free, she would be held in irons and severely limited in her ability to doubt, think and reflect.
03.26.2014A Year to Remember: 1965 (Part 2)
Now the sole support of her law student husband and mother to a toddler, while at the same time holding a new job as service rep with C&P Telephone Co., her life had evolved to hectic pace…
03.20.2014A 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…