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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
To Thine Own Self Be True and Do As You Will But Harm No One
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BeasPeas: I'm very grateful for those who voted for my two contest posts. Your support is wonderful. Thank you.
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.
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

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20-word contest entry

World With No Purpose
flash fiction ~ 150 words exactly

Tweet Me
2-10-2 second place contest winner

Each Day Brings Surprises
Contest winner on COVID-19

Earthlings Without Toilet Paper
'A Picture This' poem

Blessed With Shamrocks
'A Picture This' poem for St. Patrick's Day

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Raw Wounds
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I Slept reached "All Time Best" status.
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I Slept reached "Recognized" status.
March 26 at 2:08AM
World With No Purpose reached "All Time Best" status.
March 25 at 5:25AM
Tweet Me reached "Recognized" status.
March 25 at 2:08AM
World With No Purpose reached "Recognized" status.
March 24 at 2:08AM
Each Day Brings Surprises reached "Recognized" status.
March 23 at 2:08AM
Tweet Me finished second in the contest "2-10-2 Poem"
March 22 at 10:10PM
Each Day Brings Surprises finished first in the contest "Coronavirus"
March 22 at 10:10PM

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