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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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A raccoon in the flue
From all reports this winter has been the year of the raccoon. Many tales have come my way that the unusually cold weather has driven our masked friends inside. That strange awakening in the night, an eerie feeling that there was something there . . .

05.07.2014

Sea Fever
imageWhen the world seems too much, as it tends to do these days, I ambush my husband, tie him up, throw him in the back seat of the car, and head for the beach. This may sound somewhat of an exaggeration of what I have to go through to get the lawyer to take a vacation . . . but not much.

04.30.2014

On “Talking Points”
Today’s topic of discussion is the trend known as “talking points.” This is a system that many Americans are using today instead of thinking through political issues for themselves.

04.23.2014

Thoughts at Easter, 2014
imageWho would have thought the years would fly by so quickly? Like bolts of lightning flashing fast against the evening sky, the years have passed by. As one grows older, so seemingly do problems grow and . . . sadness.

04.16.2014

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