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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! Who knew we’d celebrate together by eating a bird once proposed as the symbol of America? A myth? But a delightful one! However, it is no myth that even joyful gatherings can have their edges. … Continue reading

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A HALLOWEEN SPOOKER: THE DISPUTIN’ RASPUTINS OF THE HIGH SEAS (AND THEIR WALK-OFFS)

By Raji Singh Creepy stories abound this time of year! But have you ever been frightened of …toes? We hope you enjoy this tale unearthed from the tombs of the Fiction House, a Halloween re-treat. *     *     * The High … Continue reading

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LABOR’S DAY SMILE

by Raji Singh (editor, Fiction House Publishing) Happy Labor Day!  In honor of the laborers, we offer our thanks and a favorite post from the Fiction House Archives. *      *     * “…he died at age 52,” reports the network anchor, … Continue reading

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A BACK TO SCHOOL TALE: THE LEGEND OF THE SCARLET TOUNGED, BLUE MOUTH DEMONS

To our adult and teacher friends, we hope that this coming school year is a bright one for you and for our children.   As you face those young ones, many have fears they are afraid to express.  As you … Continue reading

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CINCINNATI’S FIRST INDEPENDENCE DAY PARADE – A WHIMSICAL TALE

by Raji Singh To those who join together in Life’s parade. Welcome to our annual 4th from  Tales of the Fiction House. Have a wonderful holiday! Cincinatti, July 4, 1826 The Cincinnati wharf-shack sways in a light breeze. Close your … Continue reading

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A JUNETEENTH CELEBRATION, PART I

by Raji Singh  Happy Juneteenth! We celebrate the day we finally proclaimed the freedom inherent to all souls.  Our thanks to Ms. Opal Lee, the “Grandmother of Juneteenth” who championed this national holiday. ***** In commemoration, we recall our hero, … Continue reading

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FATHER’S DAY SCENTS AND SENSIBILITIES

by Raji Singh Whether your fathers are near, far, past, or present, they live forever in our hearts. Here is a favorite from our Fiction House family’s archives. Happy Father’s Day!   *    *    * PART I – FATHERS’ SENSIBILITIES … Continue reading

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A-TAX ON SYNTAX: HAPPY TAX WEEKEND

by Raji Singh Are you ready to hit the send button on your electronic file or stick the stamps on those envelopes?  Sounds like a time to kick up your heals and enjoy. *     *     * … Continue reading

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THE TALE OF AN EASTER LILY AND A DESERT RESURRECTION IN POETRY AND PROSE

By Raji Singh It is a time for Easter, Passover, and various human (‘two-leg’) celebrations. Plant, bird, butterfly, and creature (the ‘four-legs’) celebrate, too. They call it Transformation: The Time of the Great Desert Pilgrimage. For your two-leg reading pleasure, … Continue reading

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ST. PATRICK’S DAY TALE– RRROSE HEATHER, A DAUGHTER OF OL’ IRE-LAND

By Raji Singh As the March towards Spring progresses, we hope you enjoy this yarn, just one of the 1,001 Tales residing for all eternity in the Fiction House. St. Patrick was a fine story-teller.  He passed on his gift … Continue reading

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