Category Archives: Non-Fiction

The Baby is due today…Oh no it isn’t…Is…Isn’t (Non-fiction)

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

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100 Word Challenge: Grouch

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

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The Rage Within

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

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Fire, My Worst Nightmare (Non-fiction)

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

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You can’t go back! (Partly non-fiction)

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

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Cat Fiasco – Mostly Non-Fiction

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

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The Holidays!

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

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Revenge of the Bumble Bee – Non-Fiction

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

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Superhero vs. Exterminator

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

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My room!

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  

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New Beginnings – Trifextra 50

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

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TUESDAY at TEN {CARE}

TUESDAY at TEN {CARE} Posted by KarenBeth on Feb 16, 2016 in {tuesday at ten}   Welcome to Tuesday at Ten! The Tuesday blog Link up where you have 6 full days to use the “prompt Word or Prompt phrase” … Continue reading

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The Greedy One – Studio 30

THE WEEK OF FEBRUARY 15 The Greedy One By Teresa Smeigh February 2016   Once I was greedy Wanting everything. Now I follow my Lord And I learned to sing. I ask for what I want I know that he’ll decide. … Continue reading

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The Backbone of Life – Three Word Wednesday – # 466

The Backbone of Life By Teresa Smeigh February 2016 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The Lord’s my backbone, making me strong. Don’t cheapen my beliefs, or make me feel wrong. Don’t dangle good deeds in front of my face. I have my good deeds … Continue reading

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The Maze of Life – Studio 30

The Maze of Life By Teresa Smeigh February 2016 God leads us through the maze of life. He watches out for all our strife. He can protect us from our enemies, He is Lord of all he sees. We must … Continue reading

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With God there is no good luck, we are all treated how we deserve to be treated, according to God’s plans.

100 Word Challenge Luck By Teresa Smeigh February 2016 Luck has nothing to do with Jesus. His followers believe what he says With all their hearts. We do what we are bid and do it cheerfully for that is what … Continue reading

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Tuesday at Ten {WHEN}

Tuesday at Ten {WHEN} Posted by KarenBeth on Feb 9, 2016 in {tuesday at ten} Welcome to Tuesday at Ten! The Tuesday blog Link up where you have 6 full days to use the “prompt Word or Prompt phrase” as … Continue reading

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My other blog is going well, see link below.

http://www.tessacandoit.com I am a mental health advocate with a religious outlook on life. See my daily devotions, daily gratitude lists and religious songs along with my outlook on my physical and mental disorders of many kinds.  

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Missing Mom on her Birthday (in Heaven)

Missing Mom on her Birthday by Teresa Smeigh February 2016 Today’s Mom’s Birthday! She is sadly missed by all. Happy Birthday Mom!

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Don’t Forget to Look at Everyone’s Smile #weeklysmile

   Don’t Forget to Look at Everyone’s Smile #weeklysmile I smiled today during my therapy session when my therapist told me she was proud of me. Tessa

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