Monthly Archives: June 2020

9 year anniversary on WordPress – this was my first site

9 year anniversary on WordPress. I was off by one year. I thought I had hit 10 years. Oh well 9 years is still a great number for blogging. Tessa –  Advocate for mental health and invisible illnesses New Author’s … Continue reading

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Well I kind of hit the wall when it comes to posting everything to 3 blogs – all creative writing is now on

Originally posted on Tessa Can Do It – Positivity is Everything!:
I am finding it just too much to post everything on 3 blogs. So all my creative writing is now going on This blog will be dealing with…

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Colleen’s 2020 Weekly Poetry Challenge #181 6/10/2020 #Haiku

This Tuesdays Poetry Challenge is for #synonymsonly lively birds sing life’s mysteries sweetly lull Colleens Rules: Tessa – Advocate for mental health and invisible illnesses New Author’s Website – Author – Old Writing – About my life – Author of a book, … Continue reading

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New Author’s Blog –

I made a mistake in the website name in the title. This shouldn’t be a problem if you use the link I provided to go to the new blog. I fixed the title. I am getting confused with all these … Continue reading

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The Blue Bird of Happiness – (non-fiction story)

The Blue Bird of Happiness – by Teresa Dean Smeigh 2015 Approximately 10 years ago (15 years now) my oldest daughter K1 was married. It was a crazy time and the wedding planning was rough as her father and I … Continue reading

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Thursday photo prompt: Veiled #writephoto

Hosted by Sue Vincent Thursday photo prompt: Veiled #writephoto   Photo by Sue Vincent For visually challenged writers, the image shows a green horizon, beyond which the mist veils a hill topped with strange rock formations. Lost by Tessa Dean June … Continue reading

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Midnight Hours – a poem

Midnight Hours   written by Teresa Dean Smeigh 2015   The surreal darkness of the midnight hours. Different rooms from the day time. Shadows changing, stretching Reaching out for me. ~~~~~~ Once known faces, different, scary. Touches from those once … Continue reading

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I am adopting a pen name for my writing.

I have decided to use a pen name for my writing. I am using Tessa Dean. My past writing was under Teresa Dean Smeigh in most circumstances. My youtube video on this is: I have a lot of work to … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Love – Poem

A Mother’s Love – by Tessa Dean (2015) Mother I feel your love surrounding me now. Is it my thoughts of you that bring you forth to  comfort me? I still miss you, you know? I miss our talks and … Continue reading

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Fathers and Daughters…Non-fiction

I don’t know about others, but my father has always terrified me. Even as a full grown grandmom, he still scares me. I live in his house and he is my father and I am the daughter. The dynamic is … Continue reading

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Kicked out of Class (non-fiction)

Kicked out of Class – by Tessa Dean I have mentioned before that I was a goody-two-shoes most of the time, but there were times when you had to watch out. I think now after all this time that I … Continue reading

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