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THANKSGIVING AT THE HOME OF BENJAMIN FRANKLIN’S NE’ER DO WELL BROTHER (a delicious holiday repast)

By Raji Singh Happy Thanksgiving! We hope you all have a wonderful celebration of the good elements of our lives.  For those of you who might suffer trepidation because of familial strife, we hope you remember the bonds that you … Continue reading

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THANKSGIVING AT THE HOME OF BENJAMIN FRANKLIN’S NE’ER DO WELL BROTHER (a delicious holiday repast)

By Raji Singh Happy Thanksgiving! We at the Fiction House are proud to announce the latest tales from The Fiction House, a feast of fables from our feathery friend, Captain Polly. We hope you enjoy Captain Polly’s Lore of the … Continue reading

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THANKSGIVING AT THE HOME OF BENJAMIN FRANKLIN’S NE’ER DO WELL BROTHER (a delicious holiday repast)

By Raji Singh Happy Thanksgiving! The Ancient Mariner, the scruffy sea salt who raised my great-great grandfather, told this curious holiday story.  It’s been handed down for almost 250 years.  Enjoy! *     *     * “To the GOOD life!”  Benjamin Franklin … Continue reading

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THE ART AND HISTORY OF BREWING STUMP JUICE – FROM THE PHONECIANS AND THE ANCIENT MARINER, ONTO THE SILK ROAD, THEN TO BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

by Raji Singh From the Archives of the Fiction House… I brew up stump juice with the passion of an oenologist. That’s a fancy-schmanzy name for a winemaker. As with the nectar of the vine, there are endless styles and … Continue reading

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THIS COULD BE THE BEGINNING OF A BEAUTIFUL FRIENDSHIP

by Raji Singh From the Archives of The Fiction House… Benjamin Franklin strolls the woods near Paris. He’s taking a break – from his duties as emissary of the united American colonies to France – of trying to finagle francs … Continue reading

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BENJAMIN FRANKLIN HAPPENS UPON JUICE-de-STUMPE AND THE WORLD IS FOREVER CHANGED

by Raji Singh In this season of feasting and celebration, a lot of readers have been asking for the Stump Juice posting.  From the Fiction House archives, here it is!      *     *     * My orphaned foundling great-great grandfather, James … Continue reading

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THANKSGIVING AT THE HOME OF BENJAMIN FRANKLIN’S NE’ER DO WELL BROTHER

By Raji Singh Happy Thanksgiving! The Ancient Mariner, the scruffy sea salt who raised my great-great grandfather, told this curious holiday story.  It’s been handed down for almost 250 years.  Enjoy! *     *     * “To the GOOD life!”  Benjamin Franklin … Continue reading

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No. 115: THIS COULD BE THE BEGINNING OF A BEAUTIFUL FRIENDSHIP.

by Raji Singh LAST WEEK: Benjamin Franklin strolls the woods near Paris. He’s taking a break – from his duties as emissary of the united American colonies to France – of trying to finagle francs from the aristocracy to finance … Continue reading

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No. 114: BENJAMIN FRANKLIN HAPPENS UPON JUICE-de-STUMPE AND THE WORLD IS FOREVER CHANGED

by Raji Singh My orphaned foundling great-great grandfather, James Thaddeus ‘Blackjack’ Fiction, was taken in and raised by a scraggly ancient mariner. ‘Mariner’ himself was an orphan. He relayed many-a-tale to Blackjack. They’ve been passed through the generations. Here is … Continue reading

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THANKSGIVING AT THE HOME OF BENJAMIN FRANKLIN’S NE’ER-DO-WELL BROTHER

By Raji Singh We at the Fiction House wish you the best of Thanksgivings!  Here is a bit of our whimsical past. The Ancient Mariner, the scruffy sea salt who raised my great-great grandfather, told this curious holiday story.  It’s … Continue reading

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