Today’s prompt is: “Heavens to betsy, why’d you do that?


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The Dinner

by Teresa Smeigh 2019

“Heavens to Betsy, why’d you do that?”

I turned to look at my husband John and grinned.

“What’s your problem, John?”

“You tossed the dinner out the door into the backyard and our company is about to arrive through the back door.”

“Just a subtle hint that there will be no dinner here tonight, my dear.”



Advocate for mental health and invisible illnesses, also a devout Christian

Author – (this blog contains my old work mostly although occasionally I do add something new here), new work is mainly on this blog



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