Teresa Millias was born in Cooperstown, NY and lives in Worcester, NY. She attended the K-12 Central School in Worcester and graduated with eighteen others in her Senior Class.
Continuing her education, she received her degree in Elementary Education from SUNY at Oneonta, New York.
Teresa taught Kindergarten and First Grade at Worcester CS for twenty-five years developing the love of reading and writing.
She has always had a fondness for the arts and has delved into painting, piano education, creativity, garden sculpting, quilting and writing.
She says rural life has a kindness and goodness with a touch of mystique which she tries to describe in her stories.
Agnes and Marjory continue to stay at the forefront of each story, maintaining a standard of goodness and ethics in the tumultuous stream of relativism and disconnectedness. The stories reflect the continuity of small towns and the people who live in them.
The latest installment of Stories from Lone Creek includes a new collection of short stories set in the small town that features a variety of local characters in different circumstances that span the goings on in a school during snow season to a mother tree’s scheme to save her blossoming daughter.
The second book in the Stories from Lone Moon Creek series, takes the reader back to the close-knit community of Lone Moon Creek and beyond by featuring a diverse assortment of characters, each with complicated and often painful lives that include addiction, mental illness, family conflicts, and the loss of a loved one.
Lone Moon Creek brings stories of hearth and home, filled with characters from all cultures and races. Some lead tragic, yet beautiful lives; some lead others astray. Some fight internal battles, only to be saved by unusual circumstances and beliefs. The literary, conversational tales provide profound messages to the open-hearted. But overall, the hand of is God working, in His mysterious ways.