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BeasPeas
Location: Escanaba, MI
Gender: Female
Born: Capricorn
Interests: writing/art-art history/music
Member: Premier Author
Joined: November 2012
INFORMATION
My new photo is a "selfie" and my name is Marilyn D.F. Boire, under the pen name of BeasPeas (after my mother, named Bea, who also wrote). I'm an artist and writer who loves to sing. My art is contemporary. Although I like to paint in oils and watercolor, my favorite medium is 3D, making constructs and assemblage/collage.

So far I've lived in 6 states, MA, NY, TN, CA, WI, and now MI. In the '60s I traveled the world as an airline stewardess for PanAm. I have two wonderful kids, a son and daughter. I'm an animal-rights advocate and, therefore, a vegetarian. Thank you for reading. Marilyn
FAVORITE QUOTE
To Thine Own Self Be True and Do As You Will But Harm No One
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BeasPeas: Hi Guys,
Miss you all, but I'm just burned out. Keeping the Picture This Club going, but right now can't seem to muster the energy to be back on the site. I think of you every day. You know who you are! Hugs, hugs.

I'm very busy trying to fix up the new house, get the garden in order, meet new people through clubs/organizations I've joined upon relocation. As we've opened up from Covid, I've joined the choir, a theater group and the art league. My solo art show will be in September. (Gulp.) Better get busy with that. Set up the art studio yesterday, so now have no excuses to create something.
Marilyn
May 24, 2021 at 10:17PM
    Jannypan (Jan) : Best wishes with your art show, Marilyn. When you have you pieces created, then you can write about them!
    (((HUGS)))
    Janny
    May 24, 2021 at 10:48PM
    damommy: That's a lot on your plate. Good luck.
    May 25, 2021 at 7:06PM
    Ginnygray: Miss you Maryland on Fanstory and I wish you the best art show ever!
    GinnyGray
    May 25, 2021 at 9:30PM
    BeasPeas: Thank you for thinking of me and responding to my blurb. Hugs,
    Marilyn
    May 29, 2021 at 9:08AM
    Chrissy710 : Hi Marilyn Yes I know the feeling sometimes life just gets overwhelming and some things just need to take a back seat
    Hope your move into your new house is going well
    It is cold and wet here in Ballarat Victoria and we are just coming out of another lockdown 4 th one now so everyone is cold , tired and sick of this Covid in our faces all the time
    It sounds like you are pursuing some new interests especially the theatre group
    I havent done any theatre for 18 months as it has been difficult to make plans on this current environment
    I am still working one or two shifts a week although one is really enough at the moment
    My husband will retire in July so next phase begins for us
    Stay warm and don?t do FS until you have recouped some energy
    Cheers and Hugs Chris
    June 10, 2021 at 12:34AM
    Pam (respa): Good to hear from you, Marilyn. It sounds like you have plenty to keep you busy. Good luck with the art and upcoming show. Like Jan said, you can share a few on FS and write about them! Take care and hope you are back soon.
    June 11, 2021 at 11:49AM

BeasPeas: Hi Everyone,
Miss you all. I am still working on my new house in Michigan after relocation. Although I'm having fun it's been a lengthy project. The next phase will be to knock a hole in the block wall to install a slider to the garden. When that's completed, I can move in.

In the meantime I'm participating in an art show. The NaPoWriMo and the art show both fall in the month of April. This year, for the first time in a long time, I won't be involved in NaPoWriMo.

Happy Easter and see you soon.
Marilyn
March 29, 2021 at 2:11PM
    Debra White: H Marilyn :)
    Good to hear from you!
    Keep on keeping on... you'll be in your new home before you know it!
    Enjoy the art show, hope it goes well for you :) x
    March 30, 2021 at 2:45AM

BeasPeas: Hi Everyone. It's me again. I've been off FanStory for a couple of months trying to relocate, but it's been slow and difficult. By mid-September I should be back to read and review your terrific work.

I've found a house in Michigan, not my fave, but it will have to do for now. At least I'll be in my target area to find something I REALLY like.

Stay safe and thank you to those who have contacted me. I miss all of you.
Hugs,
Marilyn
August 17, 2020 at 1:55PM
    Irish Rain: Miss you Miss Marilyn! Michigan has awesome winters!
    August 17, 2020 at 8:14PM
    damommy: Hurry back to us. We miss you, too.
    August 17, 2020 at 9:56PM
    PoemsOfDD: Best of luck in your move Marilyn:-). ~D🌸
    August 19, 2020 at 4:24AM
    Sugarray77: Hi Marilyn... I am so ready to have you back. I hope you return soon. I took a break too, but FS stayed in my blood. Be blessed!

    Melissa
    September 27, 2020 at 3:24PM

BeasPeas: Hi Everyone,
I'm still dealing with this moving thing. Very stressful. Therefore, I'm not on Fanstory much right now. As soon as everything returns to normal will devote time to reading your great writing.

Regarding the Picture This club, I will post images throughout the moving process for members to share. Pardon me for sparse reviewing right now.
Hugs to all,
Marilyn
July 11, 2020 at 11:19AM

BeasPeas: Hi Everyone,
A note to let you know that I'm relocating to Michigan and will be on/off FanStory until things straighten out. Very busy right now. My reading, reviewing will be limited. Hugs,
Marilyn
May 22, 2020 at 8:59AM
    Teri7: I hope things work out for you my friend. I will miss seeing your post until you pop on! love and prayers, Teri
    May 22, 2020 at 11:25AM
    Drew Delaney: Will miss you Marilyn! Stay safe and well! We need you here, remember! Warm hugs!
    May 28, 2020 at 12:18AM

FanStory wrote to BeasPeas: Lost Pieces finished third in the contest "Na-Po-Wri-Mo National Poetry Month"
May 4, 2020 at 12:13AM
    LisaMay: Well done on this result! Your series was very enjoyable and different.
    May 4, 2020 at 12:23AM
    lyenochka: Congratulations, Marilyn!!
    May 4, 2020 at 12:56PM
    BeasPeas: Thank you so much for those who voted for me. Marilyn
    May 4, 2020 at 9:23PM

FanStory wrote to BeasPeas: You Were So Sure finished second in the contest "Love Poem"
April 16, 2020 at 5:10PM
    BeasPeas: Thank you to those who voted for my entry. Marilyn
    April 16, 2020 at 6:46PM

BeasPeas: I'm very grateful for those who voted for my two contest posts. Your support is wonderful. Thank you.
Marilyn
March 23, 2020 at 3:28PM

FanStory wrote to BeasPeas: Tweet Me finished second in the contest "2-10-2 Poem"
March 22, 2020 at 10:10PM
    BeasPeas: I'm grateful to those who voted for my post. Thank you. Marilyn
    March 23, 2020 at 3:29PM

FanStory wrote to BeasPeas: Each Day Brings Surprises finished first in the contest "Coronavirus"
March 22, 2020 at 10:10PM
    BeasPeas: I'm grateful to those who voted for my post. Thank you very much. Your support is appreciated. Marilyn
    March 23, 2020 at 3:29PM

FanStory wrote to BeasPeas: Tongue finished second in the contest "20 and the letter T "
January 10, 2020 at 12:10AM
    BeasPeas: Thank you for those who voted for me.
    January 12, 2020 at 1:49PM

BeasPeas: The three Wisconsin Master Chorale concerts went well. Really a great time. We've been invited to sing on stage at a local theater next weekend. Then the Chorale will have a break until January when we start practice for the spring concert. Whew! Still lots of music for Christmas choir, but all enjoyable. Maybe a little time for reading and reviewing on FanStory. Marilyn
December 10, 2019 at 6:08PM
    Gloria ....: That sounds exciting, Marilyn. Christmas Carols are my favourite. Enjoy. :))
    December 11, 2019 at 1:30AM

BeasPeas: Hi everyone,
I'm back from several days off.
Hugs,
Marilyn
November 4, 2019 at 7:58AM
    damommy: Goody!
    November 4, 2019 at 2:48PM

BeasPeas: Hi all.
Lots of stuff going on to keep me off FanStory. For now will be off and on until next week. Happy Halloween. Marilyn
October 28, 2019 at 12:59PM
    rosehill (Wendy): And back to you. I'm enjoying the posts from the Picture This group. Lots of Halloween fun.
    October 30, 2019 at 1:09PM

BeasPeas: Thank you to all who voted for my latest chapter of BOT for Book of the Month. I appreciate your support of this ongoing story. Marilyn
August 8, 2019 at 8:28AM

 
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