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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.

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Can We Improve Government?
imageLike so many Americans, I’m disheartened by growing rabid partisan politics in America. At one time the two major parties seemed to be able to work together and compromise in order to solve problems. Today party partisans stick to party dogma like glazed-eye, goose-stepping soldiers and rarely even consider the other party’s ideas.

11.15.2017

60th Urbanna Oyster Festival
As I was sitting this year in my usual spot during the Urbanna Oyster Festival, at the Southside Sentinel table behind a stack of newspapers and books, I did the math and realized this was my 34th fest.

11.08.2017

First Person Account of 9/11
imageIf you ever want an exciting program right here in Middlesex County, be sure to connect with the Virginia Aeronautical Historical Society Chapter that meets each month at the Pilot House Restaurant in Topping. If you like to be around military people as I do, especially retired Air Force, Marine or Navy pilots, you will love this group.

11.01.2017

A Walk in Urbanna
A day never passes when I don’t walk in Urbanna from my house to the Methodist church and back with “Dandy.” This walk is one of my daily treasures.

10.18.2017

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