Monthly Archives: July 2015

Flat Tire?

This is a short story for Rochelle Wisoff-Fields “Friday Fictioneers” which is a 100 word fiction piece on the photo prompt. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ As the Johnson family stepped out of the car parked on the side of the road, they looked … Continue reading

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Haiku

29th July 2015 – Lock and Key Here is the picture prompt. Please credit if you show it on your blog. This week’s quote is from Hunter S Thompson: The only difference between the sane and the insane is that … Continue reading

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Fun Land!

This is a short story for Rochelle Wisoff-Fields “Friday Fictioneers” which is a 100 word fiction piece on the photo promt. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Fun Land is so much better on sunny days, but the kids were having fun throwing snowballs and … Continue reading

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Sweet Little Lies – a prompt from The Daily Post

Sweet Little Lies As kids, we’re told, time and again, that lying is wrong. Do you believe that’s always true? In your book, are there any exceptions? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I took this lesson from my parents to heart. I am honest to a … Continue reading

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Giant Fish Tank – (Non-Fiction)

A few years before our divorce A and I went to the Bahamas. Almost 20 years ago. A is scuba diver and he was quite upset I wouldn’t dive with him and so he set up dives while we were … Continue reading

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Honest Honey the Fish are Dead – (Non-Fiction)

This was about 30 years ago. My then husband, A, and I and of course our 2 daughters K1 and K2 were with us. Our son, W, wasn’t born yet. We lived in North Carolina at the time because A … Continue reading

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Practice Makes Perfect? – by the Daily Post

Originally posted on Tessa Can Do It – Positivity is Everything!:
Practice Makes Perfect? Tell us about a talent you’d love to have… but don’t. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I played the trumpet through my school years. I could read music, but not…

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Clean Slate – by The Daily Post – Prompt

Originally posted on Tessa Can Do It – Positivity is Everything!:
Clean Slate Explore the room you’re in as if you’re seeing it for the first time. Pretend you know nothing. What do you see? Who is the person who…

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Release Me – by Daily Post

Originally posted on Tessa Can Do It – Positivity is Everything!:
Release Me Tell us about the blog post you were most nervous to publish — and what it was like to set it free. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I think the blog…

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Land of Confusion – by Daily Post

Originally posted on Tessa Can Do It – Positivity is Everything!:
Land of Confusion Which subject in school did you find impossible to master? Did math give you hives? Did English make you scream? Do tell! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I loved English…

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Born to Be With You – by the Daily Post

Originally posted on Tessa Can Do It – Positivity is Everything!:
Born to Be With You Got a soul-mate and/or a best friend? What is it about that person that you love best? Describe them in great detail — leave no…

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What I wanted to be when I grew up – by the Daily Post

Futures Past As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? How close or far are you from that vision? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I had visions of dropping beneath the ocean waters and studying the ocean. I was … Continue reading

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Temp Jobs and Agencies – Haiku

Temp Jobs and Agencies BY TERESA DEAN SMEIGH 2015 Temporary Jobs, Constantly moving from one To another one. Published in honor of my son and his many years of spending time in temporary agencies and spending a lot of time … Continue reading

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My Mouth is Zipped – prompt from the Daily News (non-fiction)

  Never Tell us about a thing you’ll never write about. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The thing that I will never write about is the details of my experiences with wife-swapping and an open marriage. This is something we withheld from the children and our … Continue reading

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5 days, 5 photos. Day 5

5 days, 5 photos. Day 5 The Rules: The challenge is – “Post a photo each day for five consecutive days and attach a story to the photo. It can be fiction or non-fiction, a poem or a short paragraph and … Continue reading

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Saved by the Bell – prompt by the Daily Post

Saved by the Bell Tell us about a time when you managed to extract yourself from a sticky situation at the very last minute. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ A couple I used to babysit for had a son who was about 13. I was … Continue reading

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5 days, 5 photos. Day 4

The Rules: The challenge is – “Post a photo each day for five consecutive days and attach a story to the photo. It can be fiction or non-fiction, a poem or a short paragraph and each day nominate another blogger … Continue reading

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Sun Rise – Haiku

Sun Rise, by Teresa Dean Smeigh 2015 The sun is rising, The heat begins to follow. The day ends, sun sets.

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Fifteen Credits —- prompt by the Daily Post

Fifteen Credits If you’re in school, are you enjoying your classes? If you’re out of school, what do you miss about it — or are you glad those days are over? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I am a 58 year old blogger. I … Continue reading

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5 days, 5 photos. Day 3

Originally posted on Tessa Can Do It – Positivity is Everything!:
The Rules: The challenge is – “Post a photo each day for five consecutive days and attach a story to the photo. It can be fiction or non-fiction, a…

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