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Location: Plover, WI
Gender: Female
Born: Capricorn
Interests: writing/art-art history/music
Member: Premier Author
Joined: November 2012
My name is Marilyn D.F. Boire, under the pen name of BeasPeas (after my mother, named Bea, who also wrote). I have a BFA in sculpture/3-D art. I also paint (oils, watercolor and mixed media). Like most of us, I've been writing since childhood. I consider myself a contemporary artist/writer/poet focusing on daily life. Creatives are observers. We try to express ourselves in words, paint and song.

I'm originally from Massachusetts. I've traveled extensively, lived in several places, and experienced lots of interesting things. I have two wonderful kids, a son and daughter. I'm an animal-rights advocate and, therefore, a vegetarian. Thank you for reading. Marilyn
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BeasPeas: Hi everyone,
I'm back from several days off.
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

BeasPeas: Huge storm here with wires down, trees uprooted ~ some in my yard. Lots to clean up. Will review as soon as I can. Marilyn
July 21, 2019 at 7:13AM
    mrsmajor: I certainly wish you and your family well, Marilyn, take care of yourself as you try to clean's got to be quite a job...Be safe...
    July 21, 2019 at 10:30AM
    Irish Rain: Wow, be safe Miss Marilyn. I hope you can get to the animals you're caring for.
    July 21, 2019 at 1:01PM

BeasPeas: Hi everyone,
I've been a little busy lately and not on the site every day. I've been pet sitting my grandpets, so I'm running back and forth a lot to their house. They're so cute.
Hope to do some reviewing tomorrow.
July 18, 2019 at 11:31PM

BeasPeas: I wish to thank all those who have been following my BOT story for so long and voted for me this month and in the past for Book of the Month. I'm honored to have placed in the contest with this chapter of "Nigel Deals With The Bots." Marilyn
June 13, 2019 at 6:02PM
    CD Richards: Well done, Marilyn. It's a fine piece of work, and most deserving.
    June 13, 2019 at 7:16PM
    DeborahWrite: Wonderful work, Marilyn!
    June 13, 2019 at 11:09PM

FanStory wrote to BeasPeas: My Theme for NaPoWriMo 2019 finished second in the contest "NaPoWriMo poem a day contest"
May 9, 2019 at 12:13AM
    Aussie: Congratulations my friend. Kay XX
    May 9, 2019 at 2:59AM
    lyenochka: Congratulations, Marilyn!!! Your artwork and poems were amazing!!!
    May 9, 2019 at 1:08PM
    Irish Rain: Congratulations!! I enjoyed each one!
    May 10, 2019 at 12:36AM

BeasPeas: Hi all,
As you may know our wonderful 'Picture This' club leader and originator of the club can no longer be our leader. She has moved on to happy things and hoped someone would take her place for continuity. I've decided to do that function. If club members have any suggestions for the club, please e-mail me. Have a great day. Marilyn
April 2, 2019 at 10:28AM
    Colin Lowley : Sorry to hear that BeasPeas,what a great club it has become. Good luck with your new venture. Kind Regards John
    April 2, 2019 at 3:30PM
    PoemsOfDD: Thank you Marilyn for putting your hand up for the - Picture This - club. Jax did an excellent job and I know you will too :-) ~DD
    April 3, 2019 at 2:17AM
    Gloria ....: That's great news! Will try to write more in the Picture This Club this year.
    April 4, 2019 at 1:20AM
    sunnilicious: Hi Marilyn! I hope you have a wonderful Easter Weekend and Earth Day. God bless you. Love always your friend, Alicia
    April 18, 2019 at 12:43PM

FanStory wrote to BeasPeas: Congratulations! Kranski Saves Himself won the contest "Flash Fiction Writing Contest"
December 5, 2018 at 12:13AM
    December 5, 2018 at 12:32AM
    Irish Rain: YAY!!! Congratulations!!!
    December 5, 2018 at 12:36AM
    BeasPeas: OMGoodness, I am so pleased to have won this. Certainly makes my day. Thank you FanStory and Janny and Judy for your congrats. Marilyn
    December 5, 2018 at 9:20AM
    humpwhistle: Congratulations, Melissa. Clearly, I was mistaken.
    December 5, 2018 at 9:25AM
    judiverse: Congratulations, BeasPeas, on this great achievement. judiverse
    December 5, 2018 at 11:52AM
    Gloria ....: Way to go Marilyn!
    December 5, 2018 at 12:19PM
    Sugarray77: Congrats!! You did a great job, Marilyn!

    December 5, 2018 at 12:23PM
    BeasPeas: Thank you everyone. I am so pleased. Getting the news made my day. Marilyn
    December 5, 2018 at 2:47PM
    PoemsOfDD: Congratulations Marilyn! ~DD
    December 6, 2018 at 1:08AM
    Dorothy Farrell: Congratulations Maralyn - Well done!
    December 6, 2018 at 5:03AM
    barkingdog: Congratulations on a well deserved win, Marilyn. Hugs and xxx. :) e
    December 6, 2018 at 4:19PM

FanStory wrote to BeasPeas: A Secluded Spot finished second in the contest "Kidnapped!"
November 7, 2018 at 5:10AM
    BeasPeas: Thank you to all who voted for my story. Marilyn
    November 7, 2018 at 8:21AM

BeasPeas: I read on the home page that, 'Brain Input', my chapter of BOT placed third in the Book of the Month. Thank you to those who voted for BOT. Marilyn
September 5, 2018 at 11:17AM
    Irish Rain: Congratulations Miss Marilyn!!
    September 5, 2018 at 1:35PM
    lyenochka: Congratulations, Marilyn!!
    September 7, 2018 at 12:16AM

FanStory wrote to BeasPeas: Walt & Tildy finished third in the contest "75 Words Flash Fiction"
August 13, 2018 at 12:13AM
    Ginnygray: Congratulations, Marilyn! 👏🌹
    August 13, 2018 at 11:51AM
    BeasPeas: Oh wow. I am so pleased to have placed in this contest. Marilyn
    August 13, 2018 at 2:23PM
    karenina: Told you it was a great read! Congrats on 3rd place!--Karenina
    August 13, 2018 at 7:02PM
    lyenochka: Congratulations!! ♥
    August 13, 2018 at 10:08PM
    BeasPeas: Thank you for your nice words. Marilyn
    August 15, 2018 at 11:18PM

BeasPeas: Hi Everyone--
OMGoodness--I am so blown away. I just logged onto FanStory to find that I have been awarded recognized writer for the month of June by the site. I'm no grateful. It makes me happy. I, in turn, thank those wonderful members who have supported my work with helpful suggestions and friendship.
June 12, 2018 at 5:11PM
    Maria Jose Garcia: Congratulations, Marilyn. You deserve this. 🍾🎉🎊
    June 12, 2018 at 6:02PM
    Mustang Patty: Congratulations. I'm excited for you and your body of work. You've kept me entertained since I've come back to FanStory.
    June 12, 2018 at 7:00PM
    Joy Graham: Congratulations, Marilyn! Happy for you :)
    June 12, 2018 at 7:51PM
    zanya: Heartiest congratulations zanya
    June 12, 2018 at 8:29PM
    whizpurr ^-^: Congratulations, Marilyn. Your award of recognition is so well deserved. Thank you for all you share and for your beautiful reviews.

    June 12, 2018 at 11:08PM
    damommy: That's great!
    June 13, 2018 at 12:28AM
    meeshu: a wonderful surprise for you, that's great. you are one of the best and you deserve the accolades........meeshu
    June 13, 2018 at 1:54AM
    Warren Rodgers: Congratulations, Marilyn Very well deserved recognition
    June 13, 2018 at 6:15AM
    evilynne: CONGRATULATIONS! You are a wonderful writer! Evi
    June 13, 2018 at 6:24AM
    rspoet: Congratulations! A great honor and well deserved!
    June 13, 2018 at 8:43AM
    bichonfrisegirl: Yahoo! I'm so happy for you, Marilyn! Congrats on your well deserved recognition! You are a great writer!!
    June 13, 2018 at 8:46AM
    robyn corum:
    June 13, 2018 at 9:37AM
    w.j.debi: I was delighted to see you had been recognized. Way to go! And so well deserved, Marilyn! Congratulations!
    June 13, 2018 at 5:04PM
    MissMerri: A hearty congratulations, Marilyn! You should be recognized! MM
    June 13, 2018 at 9:32PM
    Phyllis Stewart: You deserve the recognition, and I'm glad to see that Tom agrees. Congratulations. :)
    June 14, 2018 at 8:56PM
    krys123: Congratulations, Marilyn, although you don't know me well you reviewed many of my short stories and like the great person you are help me thoroughly. Congratulations again.
    July 7, 2018 at 7:01PM
    Ginnygray: Congratulations, my friend! I?m so excited for you!👏
    August 11, 2018 at 1:16PM

FanStory wrote to BeasPeas: Congratulations! Recognized Writer For June, 2018!
June 12, 2018 at 12:21PM
    Chrissy710 : Congratulations Marilyn, well deserved Cheers Christine
    June 12, 2018 at 8:03AM
    June 12, 2018 at 8:47AM
    aryr: Congratulations Marilyn, well done and well deserved Alie
    June 12, 2018 at 10:33AM
    Mustang Patty: Congratulations, Marilyn!! Well deserved.
    June 12, 2018 at 12:01PM
    michaelcahill: Congrats, Marilyn. So deserved and about time too!!! Here's your sticker. :))

    June 12, 2018 at 12:22PM
    RodG: A super honor, Marilyn, and well-deserved!
    June 12, 2018 at 12:24PM
    Dorothy Farrell: Congratulations Marilyn - well done and well deserved - Dorothy
    June 12, 2018 at 12:45PM
    mrsmajor: Congratulations!
    June 12, 2018 at 12:58PM
    Irish Rain: Congratulations Miss Marilyn!!!
    June 12, 2018 at 1:50PM
    Mrs. KT: Congratulations, Marilyn!
    June 12, 2018 at 1:57PM
    Ideasaregems-Dawn: So well-earned - YAY YOU! Congratulations, Marilyn! :)))
    June 12, 2018 at 2:56PM
    rama devi: Warm Congrats!
    June 12, 2018 at 3:05PM
    judiverse: Congratulations, Writer of the Month! judiverse
    June 12, 2018 at 3:20PM
    Gloria ....: Well done, Marilyn. :)
    June 12, 2018 at 3:50PM
    Dean Kuch:
    Congratulations, Marilyn
    June 12, 2018 at 3:51PM
    BeasPeas: Thank you once again. I am so grateful. Marilyn
    June 12, 2018 at 5:12PM
    CD Richards: Very well done, Marilyn!
    June 12, 2018 at 5:32PM
    krys123: Congratulations Marilyn; a long-lost member who really appreciates your work!
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    June 12, 2018 at 6:00PM
    Ginnygray: Congratulations Marilyn on this honor from Fanstory! From everything that I have read, you well deserve this recognition!👏
    June 12, 2018 at 6:19PM
    PoemsOfDD: Congratulations Marilyn. A much deserved win! ~DD
    July 8, 2018 at 8:20AM
    Ideasaregems-Dawn: Congratulations, Marilyn! (I'm late to the news, but it's wonderful.)
    September 17, 2018 at 9:20AM

BeasPeas: Hi Everyone. I haven't been on FanStory for most of the week. I have been so busy with stuff, so forgive me for now reading and reviewing your good work. Hopefully, things will straighten out soon. Hugs, Marilyn
May 10, 2018 at 8:45PM

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