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- The first part of my memoir is now complete.
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- 9 year anniversary on WordPress – this was my first site
- Colleen’s 2020 Weekly Poetry Challenge #181 6/10/2020 #Haiku
- New Author’s Blog – tessadeanauthor.com
- The Blue Bird of Happiness – (non-fiction story)
- Thursday photo prompt: Veiled #writephoto
- Midnight Hours – a poem
- I am adopting a pen name for my writing.
- A Mother’s Love – Poem
- Fathers and Daughters…Non-fiction
- Kicked out of Class (non-fiction)
- Added Chapters to my book (Government Property – a Memoir of a Military Wife)
- Missing Mom on her Birthday (in Heaven)
- RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #85 Tight&Warm
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Category Archives: Non-Fiction
I have now completed the first part of my memoir. There are 9 chapters. Click here or on the page above that says book – “Government Property – A Memoir of a Military Wife” for the link to read it. Tessa – Advocate … Continue reading
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
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
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
Missing Mom on her Birthday by Teresa Smeigh February 2016 Today’s Mom’s Birthday! She is sadly missed by all. Happy Birthday Mom!
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
RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #74 Cake&Wolf ______________________________ The Cake by Teresa Smeigh The cake on counter Thought it safe from dog while gone. He wolfed it down quickly.
Spurned Jesus’ Love by Teresa Smeigh February 2016 I spurned his love, For forty years. He stayed with me Through the tears. I came back to Him Wanting forgiveness. He forgave me I’m told, No need to confess. Jesus died on … Continue reading
Canoeing By Teresa Smeigh (Based on real-life story) “Suzy and Sharon get out of the street and quit fighting. There are cars coming,” Laurel told her two daughters. “For the last time get over here!” The girls moved and Laurel went … Continue reading
My first 2 children were born in a North Carolina military base. At that time the OB was downstairs in the offices and at night they rolled the charts upstairs for any overnight births. With my 2nd baby she was … Continue reading
100 Word Challenge: Grouch ~~~~~~~~~~ Grouch by Teresa (Tessa) Smeigh Copyright October 2016 – 100 words I am a grouch. I hate the term, but it fits my mentality due to my mental health disorders. I have bipolar disorder for … Continue reading
The Rage Within Deep in her dark, torturous mind she would dwell. No one really knew her own personal hell. To the world she presented a woman who was care-free. No one really knew her, not even … Continue reading
I am terrified of fire, so bad, that as a child I was forbidden to watch the news or any shows, or movies, that might contain fire (obviously “Towering Inferno” was a no-no). It was and still is, a terrible … Continue reading
You can’t go back! The twins sleep restlessly in the backseat of the car while traffic, still heavy at this hour of the morning, streams around them. This was their vacation and they’d decided to take the kids back to … Continue reading
Cat Fiasco “Sheba, get off the table,” Jennifer said. The feline just looked at her with disdain in her eyes and didn’t move. Jennifer moved towards her and Sheba jumped down, still eyeing her with disdain. As soon as Jennifer … Continue reading
The Holidays! I hate the crowded stores, not knowing what to buy. I hate the hustle and bustle, people pushing as they go by. Christmas Eve is our special night, Family gathered all close nearby. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Tessa
Revenge of the Bumble Bee I had my hands full of dishes from the counter when a bumble bee flew up under my uniform dress. I immediately dropped the dishes on the counter and began swatting at my dress trying … Continue reading
Superhero vs. Exterminator At my grandson’s preschool graduation they asked the children what they wanted to be when they grew up. All of them wanted to be ballerinas, superheroes, rock stars, etc. My grandson – an exterminator. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Tessa
Clean your room! “Yes, Ma,” I bellow back! I pick up the noticeable stuff in the pathway and then pick up my open book. She’ll be happy. My room is never spectacularly clean. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Tessa
New Beginnings New beginnings are hard to follow through on. I think about them every day. I often vow that this will be the last one. I try to keep those negative doubts at bay. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Tessa