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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.
Pure Bliss, Part 7
The next morning, yesterday’s dust-up over politics and religion now behind us, we walked hand-in-hand through the streets of Santa Fe. We were in the midst of an outdoor Native American market with exquisite handmade silver and turquoise jewelry displayed on blankets spread along sidewalks.
04.26.2017Pure Bliss, Part 6
We bid El Paso relatives goodbye and continued on our zig-zag journey to California. On the desolate roads of New Mexico we became hopelessly lost on unmarked mountain roads. It was there, amid the desolate rock, cliff and pine scrub, that we had our first major argument.
04.19.2017Pure Bliss, Part 5
Oklahoma, our next overnight stop, was our first introduction to oil country. It seemed as we drove through the state that everyone had a rig in his back yard drilling for “black gold.” This was something new.
04.12.2017Pure Bliss, Part 4
As we bid our families farewell after the wedding and reception in Vermilion, Ohio, that August of 1963, we drove off for our first night of Pure Bliss in Chip’s 1959 blue and white Olds sedan (no AC).