Week of December 22, 2015

Week of December 22, 2015

 

This week’s photo prompt is provided by Etol Bagam. Thank you Etol for the beautiful prompt

Umbrella Crazy by Teresa Smeigh December 2015

The lady with the pink umbrella walked that route twice a day going to work and always carried an umbrella no matter what the whether really was outside. We always assumed she was always afraid of getting wet. It didn’t rain every day.

We kids thought it was hilarious to see a woman carrying an open pink umbrella on dry, sunny days. It became the talk of the town. People were afraid to approach her to ask her why she did that.

One day the lady got to the end of the lane and the children that were watching, heard her speak and then she and the umbrella began to rise and she took off and headed towards the woods rather than to the town where it was assumed she lived.

The children watched and she just disappeared over the range of trees.

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Tessa

Advocate for mental health and invisible illnesses, also a devout Christian

Author – http://www.finallyawriter.com (this blog contains my old work mostly although occasionally I do add something new here), new work is mainly on this blog http://www.tessacandoit.com

 

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About Tessa

Teresa (Tessa) Smeigh at 60 plus is still going strong despite her disabilities affecting both physical and mental abilities. She has bipolar disorder (mental), Fibromyalgia (nerves), degenerative disc disease (spine), and arthritis (joints). Her new journey's include Diabetes controlled by insulin. She is also working on 2 fiction books (mysteries). The books will probably never be finished. She keeps her blog filled with useful content, occasional devotionals (She is a Christian), stories and poems. Plenty to keep you busy. She has also been interviewed by blogs and had other posts published on many different blogs. She is from Southern, NJ. Her family and blog keep her busy.
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12 Responses to Week of December 22, 2015

  1. Meredith says:

    I dream I fly sometimes. I’ll bet her name is Mary Poppins.

    Liked by 1 person

  2. jannatwrites says:

    I want that umbrella. Much better than sitting in freeway traffic 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  3. LOL! I want that umbrella too! Great story Tess!

    Liked by 1 person

  4. Susan says:

    Cool Story. If only I could fly. 🙂

    Like

  5. Made me smile. Most authors are crazy 😉

    Like

  6. Etol Bagam says:

    Nice story. Reminds me of on old movie, Broomsticks and Bedknobs, when kids are placed at a home to be cared for during war, and find out the lady is a witch (a good one) when they see her trying to fly a broom.

    Like

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