Author Archives: Tessa

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.

The Heart of the Family – Haiku

Written by Teresa Dean Smeigh 2015  02/08/34  – 10/05/13 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), … Continue reading

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Chapter 4 of book “Government Property – Memoir of a Military Wife” – has posted

Originally posted on Tessa Can Do It! Positivity is Catching!:
Click here for Chapter 4 or click on the link at the top of the page. Tessa –  Advocate for mental health and invisible illnesses, also a devout Christian Author…

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Week of 9-29-2015

___________________________________________ Stormy Weather By Teresa Smeigh Copyright September 2015 The weather had been threatening all day, but the Sanger twins wouldn’t listen to reason and took their sailboat out in the bay. The winds were strong and the sailboat took … Continue reading

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Mondays Finish the Story – Sept. 28th, 2015

  Finish the story begins with:  “The A&B Building was made entirely from driftwood.” ______________________________________________________ The A&B Building Written by Teresa Smeigh Copyright September 2015 “The A&B Building was made entirely from driftwood. It took many years to construct this … Continue reading

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Remorse – writin prompt

Remorse Written by Teresa Smeigh Copyright September 2015 He looked at her body splayed on the floor, She looked like she couldn’t take any more. She barely moved, her cries were weak, He never realized that she was so meek. … Continue reading

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For my New Readers – part of my book is up to be read

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If you are new you may not know that I am writing a book, a memoir of my married life starting with being a military wife and then changing to…

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Three Word Wednesday 516 – Shadorma

by Teresa Smeigh December 2016 He was parched! The rotund man dragged His sore feet House to house. How scandalous people thought! He’d only asked for water.   Three Word Wednesday.: 3WW Week No. 515 Parched, adjective: (bone) dry, dried … Continue reading

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Writing Prompt – September 20th 2015

  Beth looked at the little boy standing in front of her with his hands behind his back. He asked if she was Beth. She replied yes. He got down on his one knee and said, “This is for you, … Continue reading

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Missing shoe? – Friday Fictioneers Photo Prompt

PHOTO PROMPT © C.E. Ayr Friday Fictioneers ______________________________________________ Missing Shoe By Teresa Dean Smeigh copyright November 2015   Nancy ran, quickly, stumbling on her heels. Her pursuer was gaining rapidly. She stepped down on the drain and lost a shoe. … Continue reading

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The Kidnapping – 9/7/15

___________________________________________________________ The Kidnapping By Teresa Dean Smeigh Copyright September 7, 2015 Nancy and Claire were riding down the roadway with the radio blasting and the convertible top open. Nancy pushed the accelerator down. She wanted to see how fast she … Continue reading

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Prompt – haiku (freedom)

FREEDOM BY TERESA DEAN SMEIGH COPYRIGHT OCTOBER 2015   Freedom rings the bell Of liberty through the land. Hear it ring proudly! Tessa – Advocate for mental health and invisible illnesses, also a devout Christian Author – http://www.finallyawriter.com (this blog … Continue reading

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Beep Boop Boop Beep! FFfAW

  This week’s photo prompt is provided by pixabay.com (free to use photos) Beep! Written by Teresa Dean Smeigh copyright November 2015 “Beep boop boop beep,” cooed little Arianna. “Honey, honey wake up, Arianna is talking and it is time … Continue reading

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RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #68 Muse&Pen

RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #68 Muse&Pen The Muse Amuses By Teresa Dean Smeigh Copyright October 2015 Happily I write. The pen scribbles , the muse thinks, Provides what I need. Rules: The rules are simple. Take the two … Continue reading

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An Explosion of Colors

A field of flowers colors everywhere you look open your eyes, see. 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 … Continue reading

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Word Prompt– Week of 09-22-2015

Bonnie Written by Teresa Dean Smeigh Copyright September 2015 She tried to concentrate on her painting, but she could hear soft noises from over by the large oak tree. “Mommy?” came a little child’s voice. Then “Mommy, is that you?” … Continue reading

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Haiku Challenge – Wing

Haiku Challenge – Wing   Uplifting Wings by Teresa Dean Smeigh The breeze filled its wings, As the bird prepared for takeoff Into the unknown.

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RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #111-Rhyme&Reason

RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #111-Rhyme&Reason Haiku by Teresa Smeigh August 2016 There’s no rhyme to this. No reason either that’s true. Just a new Haiku. Teresa (Tessa) Dean Smeigh -Advocate For Mental And Invisible Illnesses -Author Of Articles, Stories … Continue reading

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Kittens – Haiku

The Kittens by Teresa Dean Smeigh copyright October 2015 Kittens are cuddly. Kittens have soft, silky fur. Kittens love to play!

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The Last Call – Haiku – Ronovan Writes #67

RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #67 Cheer&Call Ronovan’s Weekly Haiku’s The Last Call The last call approached, Waitresses cheer loudly now, One more boys let’s go!

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Another writing question. Looking for opinions.

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I am writing a memoir. For those that aren’t sure what that is, it is a section of your life story, but not the whole story. Now I am starting…

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