My friend, JK Bevill, was innocently jogging along the other day when attacked and stabbed in the forehead, by three people. He’s a great blogger friend who generously supports all he follows and I’d like to return the favor. Hope anyone who sees this stops by his site to see his lovely photography and make a new cyber friend. Wishing you speedy complete recovery, JK.

About The Persecution of Mildred Dunlap

The year 1895 was filled with memorable historical events: the Dreyfus Affair divided France; Booker T. Washington gave his Atlanta address; Richard Olney, United States Secretary of State, expanded the effects of the Monroe Doctrine in settling a boundary dispute between the United Kingdom and Venezuela; and Oscar Wilde was tried and convicted for "gross indecency" under Britian's recently passed law that made sex between males a criminal offense. When the news of Wilde's conviction went out over telegraphs worldwide, it threw a small Nevada town into chaos. This is the story of what happened when the lives of its citizens were impacted by the news of Oscar Wildes' imprisonment. It is chronicle of hatred and prejudice with all its unintended and devastating consequences, and how love and friendship bring strength and healing. Paulette Mahurin, the author, is a Nurse Practitioner who lives in Ojai, California with her husband Terry and their two dogs--- Max and Bella. She practices women's health in a rural clinic and writes in her spare time. All profits from her book are going to animal rescue, Santa Paula Animal Shelter, the first and only no-kill shelter in Ventura County, CA, where she lives. (see links below on Ventura County Star Article & Shelter) To find out more please go the The Persecution of Mildred Dunlap on facebook or Amazon or e-mail us at the gavatar addresses. Thank you. (photos: of Paulette, her family, and a reading at The Ojai Art Center, July 2012)
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33 Responses to Randomness

  1. tazzielove says:

    It was nice of you to reblog this. I’ll head over there.

  2. 68ghia says:

    Sorry to hear this P!!
    How dare they!
    Hope your buddy will be well soon.

  3. natuurfreak says:

    I do not understand what motivates people to such incomprehensible things Hope your pal quickly may be in order

  4. What bastards. Nothing stuns me anymore. There is so much hate and cruelty in the world. No one is safe. You need an armored car to follow you every place you go which of course is not possible. Will get over to his site. Hope that he is recovering without problems.


    • Some places are safer than others, where I live relatively so. I think where J.K. lives there’s a lot of crime. But, it’s true what you write, it’s happening all over. Not good. He says he’s recovering nicely and is seeing okay out of his eye. Thank goodness he didn’t lose his sight, or worse, his life. And, he’s the nicest cyber friend, always reblogging and helping others.

  5. seeker says:

    People… Some people… I will visit his site.

  6. JK Bevill - Lost Creek Publishing says:

    Thank you so much Paulette for your reblog and your kind words. I also wish to thank everyone who has expressed such wonderful sentiments over this ordeal.


  7. BeWithUs says:

    Gosh~ so sorry to hear about that…I sure hope everything is going well with him…

    Thank you for sharing this lovely flower. Cheers!! 😀

  8. Denise Hisey says:

    That’s terrible..and scary.
    Glad he’s doing ok after that.

  9. jmsabbagh says:

    Heart felt tragedy.Those who commit such hideous acts reflect their shameless personality and savageness . I will visit and read the posts.My best regards for sharing the post.Jalal

  10. Clowie says:

    What an awful thing to happen! I stopped by to wish him well.

  11. fournier0917 says:

    Thank you for sharing. A fellow with stitches on his head can but have my sympathy. What a horror story, but no surprise to me for I know dangerous Bogota from long ago. Jean-Jacques

  12. Sage says:

    What a frightening ordeal. I’m so glad he’s going to be OK.

  13. Seems odd to press the “like” button, but just wanted to extend my best wishes for a full recovery of body and spirit.

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