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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.


Maine Coastal and Harbor Cruise, Part 1
imageTravel, like war, is hell. Most of the time I wisely stay home but on occasion I’m persuaded by my gad free husband to travel somewhere. He likes to travel. I like to stay home. My occasional willingness to suffer on the road has helped our 55-year marriage survive.


We have met the enemy and he is us!
Walt Kelly’s famous line from his comic strip “Pogo” . . . “We have met the enemy and he is us” . . . has turned out to be truer than previously thought. Not only are we our own worst enemy but we are actually made up of our ancestors’ enemies.


“Sandwich”: Microcosm of Urbanna History
imageWe who live in Urbanna are fortunate to be living in a Colonial port town (founded in the 1680s) with “history” literally under our every foot. We learned a bit more history recently when Dr. David Brown of the Fairfield Foundation offered a program on “Sandwich” in Urbanna.


The cyst the size of a lemon
It had been 20 years since my last visit to a hospital for surgery to remove a gall bladder. A stone the size of a lima bean had nestled snugly in some unknown duct and necessitated removal. In those days a new surgery, “laparoscopy,” made the procedure quick, painless and easy with an overnight stay.


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