Margo Oxendine is a professional writer and real estate sales agent with a passion for Bath County and its history. She graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University with a degree in theater, and then spent seven years working for Mel Fisher's Treasure Salvors in Key West, Florida. After seven years writing and performing comedy in San Francisco, Margo moved back to Bath County in 1986. She covers Arts and Leisure for The Recorder newspaper, and has been a real estate agent since 2005. She and her little dog Brownie live in Healing Springs, overlooking the Cascades Golf Course.