Category Archives: Non-Fiction

Right to Brag – prompt for the Daily Post

Right to Brag Tell us about something you (or a person close to you) have done recently (or not so recently) that has made you really, unabashedly proud. ___________________________________ Several of my children and their children took painting lessons and … Continue reading

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Mouths Wide Shut – prompt from the Daily Post

Mouths Wide Shut Are you a picky eater? Share some of your favorite food quirks with us (the more exotic, the better!). Omnivores: what’s the one thing you won’t eat? _________________________________ I am a very picky eater. I eat potatoes, … Continue reading

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Be the Change – the prompt from the Daily Post

Be the Change What change, big or small, would you like your blog to make in the world? _____________________________ My blog is about erasing stigma from mental illness and even invisible physical illnesses. I suffer from many myself and I … Continue reading

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32 Flavors – prompt for the Daily Post

32 Flavors Vanilla, chocolate, or something else entirely? __________________________________ I love cheesecake flavored ice cream. That way I can have my ice cream and cheesecake too.

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Pants on Fire – prompt by the Daily Post

Pants on Fire What was the last lie you told? Why did you tell it? ________________________________ I am not normally a liar. I have told a few white lies in my time, but as for whoppers, usually not me. I … Continue reading

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Blogging U Poems: Day 8 Flavor, Elegy, Enumeratio

I have to admit I am lost on this one as well. To me most of these poems are just poems. Sorry if this is all wrong. Did my best. It is a stupid poem. I skipped Mondays and should … Continue reading

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Saved by the Bell – prompt by the Daily Post

Saved by the Bell Tell us about a time when you managed to extract yourself from a sticky situation at the very last minute. ___________________________ I did this prompt a very long time ago and now I have another story. … Continue reading

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Express Yourself! – prompt by the Daily Post

Express Yourself! Do you love to dance, sing, write, sculpt, paint, or debate? What’s your favorite way to express yourself, creatively? ___________________________________ My favorite way of expressing myself, creatively, is to write. I write poems, prose, short stories, long stories … Continue reading

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Singular Sensation – prompt by the Daily Post

Singular Sensation If one experience or life change results from you writing your blog, what would you like it to be? _________________________________________ I would love for my blog to help abolish the stigma attached to mental illness. I am working … Continue reading

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This Is Your Life – prompt for the Daily Post

  This Is Your Life If you could read a book containing all that has happened and will ever happen in your life, would you? If you choose to read it, you must read it cover to cover.  ________________ This … Continue reading

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Nightmare Job – prompt for the Daily Post

Nightmare Job Tell us what’s the one job you could never imagine yourself doing. ___________________________________________ I am a woman and construction work is not for me. I hate the outdoors and physical labor. I am also terrified of heights, climbing ladders … Continue reading

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Papa Loves Mambo – prompt by the Daily Post

Papa Loves Mambo What sort of music was played in your house when you were growing up? What effect, (if any) did it have on your musical tastes? _________________________________________ I grew up on the music such as you would find … Continue reading

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Harps and Youngsters Music

Clear and Crisp By Teresa Smeigh Copyright October 2015 The harp sounded clear and stimulated the choir. They sang out loudly. This Haiku  I wrote for Ronovan’s Haikus, stirs memories of a child’s band and the youngsters that were playing … Continue reading

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Our House – prompt from the Daily Post

Our House What are the earliest memories of the place you lived in as a child? Describe your house. What did it look like? How did it smell? What did it sound like? Was it quiet like a library, or … Continue reading

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Mirror, Mirror, On the Wall – prompt by the Daily Post

Mirror, Mirror, On the Wall Think of your blog as a mirror: what does it reveal? Consider your blog name, theme choice, design, bio, posts… what does every element tell you about yourself? ________________________________________ My blog reveals about me that … Continue reading

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The Heat is On – prompt by the Daily Post

The Heat is On Do you thrive under pressure or crumble at the thought of it? Does your best stuff surface as the deadline approaches or do you need to iterate, day after day to achieve something you’re proud of? … Continue reading

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Pour Some Sugar on Me – prompt for the Daily Post

Pour Some Sugar on Me What is your favorite sweet thing to eat? Bread pudding? Chocolate chip oatmeal cookies? A smooth and creamy piece of cheesecake? Tell us all about the anticipation and delight of eating your favorite dessert. Not … Continue reading

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Groundhog Day – prompt for the Daily Post

Groundhog Day In the comedy “Groundhog Day” Bill Murray experienced the same day again and again, stuck in a time loop until he got the day “right.” What day would you choose to repeat until you got it right? Do … Continue reading

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First blog post for International Bipolar Foundation, see link below.

I am so excited. Here is the link to my first blog post on International Bipolar Foundation: http://www.ibpf.org/blog/self-harm-its-not-just-cutting Remember now that my real name is Teresa Smeigh. Tessa is just a nickname. They have one typo and they have to … Continue reading

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Flawed – prompt by the Daily Post

Flawed What is your worst quality? _____________________________________ I hate to admit it, but my worst quality is my fear of failure. It has stopped me from doing things in life I may have enjoyed or just tried if it wasn’t … Continue reading

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