Monthly Archives: October 2015

Writer’s Quote Wednesday and #BeWoW

Writer’s Quote Wednesday and #BeWoW ___________________________________________ I find Mother Teresa to be very inspirational and we just happen to share a first name. I am newly returned to God after a 40 year hiatus. I was not taken by Satan, … Continue reading

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Are you being served? – prompt by the Daily Post

Are you being served? What’s the most dreadful (or wonderful) experience you’ve ever had as a customer? ___________________________________________ Wonderful – We go to the same restaurant every weekend and had our own waitress. She was the ideal waitress. Good memory, … Continue reading

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Right to Brag – prompt for the Daily Post

Right to Brag Tell us about something you (or a person close to you) have done recently (or not so recently) that has made you really, unabashedly proud. ___________________________________ Several of my children and their children took painting lessons and … Continue reading

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The Lighthouse – Haiku

The LightHouse by Teresa Dean Smeigh copyright October 2015

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Mouths Wide Shut – prompt from the Daily Post

Mouths Wide Shut Are you a picky eater? Share some of your favorite food quirks with us (the more exotic, the better!). Omnivores: what’s the one thing you won’t eat? _________________________________ I am a very picky eater. I eat potatoes, … Continue reading

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Be the Change – the prompt from the Daily Post

Be the Change What change, big or small, would you like your blog to make in the world? _____________________________ My blog is about erasing stigma from mental illness and even invisible physical illnesses. I suffer from many myself and I … Continue reading

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(Extra)ordinary – the Daily Post photo prompt

(Extra)ordinary Mundane and meaningful objects. Beautiful everyday things. This week, surprise us with something or someone (extra)ordinary. _____________________________________________ I find this picture extraordinary because that nasty black cloud did not produce a single rain drop, yet it increased my anxiety … Continue reading

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Salty Much? – The Leisure Link Week 10

My sister and her husband own a house near the beach in NJ. Every summer we agree on a day and all of her children and grandchildren and all of my children and grandchildren along with my dad go down … Continue reading

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32 Flavors – prompt for the Daily Post

32 Flavors Vanilla, chocolate, or something else entirely? __________________________________ I love cheesecake flavored ice cream. That way I can have my ice cream and cheesecake too.

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Writing 201 Poetry: Day 10: Pleasure, Sonnet, Apostrophe

Carousel By Teresa Dean Smeigh Copyright October 2015   Is this a carousel horse before me? May we ride it mother please? Oh how I wish that they rode free. This I find to be just a tease. What is … Continue reading

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Three Word Wednesday. 10/15/15 Week # 499

Three Word Wednesday. Each week, I post Three words. People write things using the words. _____________________________________ Barbecue Anyone? By Teresa Dean Smeigh copyright October 2015 Greasy, dirty grill. A hellish sight to behold. Ignite with a match! _____________________________________ Rules: As … Continue reading

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Pants on Fire – prompt by the Daily Post

Pants on Fire What was the last lie you told? Why did you tell it? ________________________________ I am not normally a liar. I have told a few white lies in my time, but as for whoppers, usually not me. I … Continue reading

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Writing 201: Poetry, Day Nine — Cold, Concrete Poem, Anaphora/Epistrophe

  C                       OLD                    ENOUG                   HTOSNOW                      CHRISTMAS                         ISONITSWAYN                        EXTWEEKENDLET                        SDECORATETHETR                        EERIGHTNOWWITH                     … Continue reading

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Blogging U Poems: Day 8 Flavor, Elegy, Enumeratio

I have to admit I am lost on this one as well. To me most of these poems are just poems. Sorry if this is all wrong. Did my best. It is a stupid poem. I skipped Mondays and should … Continue reading

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Blogging U Poems: Day 7 Neighborhood, Ballad, Assonance

I am a little late with this one: ___________________________________________________ The young boy rode his bike Up and down our paved road. He’s too young to be alone. Where are his mother and father?

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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. ___________________________ I did this prompt a very long time ago and now I have another story. … Continue reading

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Express Yourself! – prompt by the Daily Post

Express Yourself! Do you love to dance, sing, write, sculpt, paint, or debate? What’s your favorite way to express yourself, creatively? ___________________________________ My favorite way of expressing myself, creatively, is to write. I write poems, prose, short stories, long stories … Continue reading

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Singular Sensation – prompt by the Daily Post

Singular Sensation If one experience or life change results from you writing your blog, what would you like it to be? _________________________________________ I would love for my blog to help abolish the stigma attached to mental illness. I am working … Continue reading

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Inspiration Monday: Succor Punch

Inspiration Monday: Succor Punch ______________________ Sunrise, Sunset By Teresa Smeigh copyright October 2015 Night fall brings out the moon and stars, Except for nights you’ve been to bars. Day break is punishment for your fun. Your eyes and head can’t … Continue reading

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This Is Your Life – prompt for the Daily Post

  This Is Your Life If you could read a book containing all that has happened and will ever happen in your life, would you? If you choose to read it, you must read it cover to cover.  ________________ This … Continue reading

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