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Wet Cow Pats And Impatient SUV's: Day Twenty Four

As we looked at the skylight in our wigwam bathroom it was evident that the forecast rain had arrived so it was umbrellas to the fore as we walked up to breakfast. 1,343 more words

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Beaumont Comic Con

I won’t be attending Geek’d Con next month, but I am looking forward to Beaumont Comic Con. About a month ago it was announced that a comic convention will be taking place at Ford Park. 15 more words


Big Black Nasty Ones

My Kiwi weatherman friend once (well, maybe more than once) told me that there were only two types of clouds, Wee White Fluffy Ones and Big Black Nasty Ones. 288 more words


Happy Independence Day!

In honor of the Fourth of July, here’s a brief passage from my upcoming novel, NOT KNOWING, in which Meg’s archaeology students celebrate the holiday on site at Kawilkan, in the middle of the Belizean jungle. 417 more words
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Mery Pasquier, Master Weaver | A Portrait Gallery of Traditional Quebec Life, Trades & Professions

Index: A Portrait Gallery of Traditional Quebec Life, Trades & Professions

Mery (Emery) Pasquier settled near Bourg-Royal in 1667. He had married Vincente Beaumont in 1637 in Poitier (France) and the couple had at least two sons. 35 more words


Firefighters Battle 214-Acre Brush Fire Near Beaumont in Riverside County

Firefighters contained a  214-acre brush fire contained in Riverside County on Saturday, authorities said.

The fire was burning at a “rapid rate of speed” in an unincorporated area near Lamb Canyon Road south east of Beaumont, Cal Fire Riverside said. 183 more words

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Beaumont Made Me a Birder

I went to Beaumont, Texas earlier this spring to discover the world of Birding. Here’s what I learned. Also super chuffed to finally get a David Attenborough reference into a story :-)