Tag Archives: Mariner

THE GLUMS, PART II

By Raji Singh Today is National Ice Cream Day!  So, have a bowl and forget your glums! Here’s an 1820’s tale about my great-great-grandfather, the Carper. (An excerpt from Tales of the Fiction House) *    *    * Mariner … Continue reading

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THE GLUMS

By Raji Singh In case you need something to cheer you up after the 4th of July fireworks have faded, here’s an 1820’s tale about my great-great-grandfather, The Carper.  (An excerpt from Tales of the Fiction House) *   *   *   … Continue reading

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CINCINNATI’S FIRST INDEPENDENCE DAY PARADE – A WHIMSICAL TALE

by Raji Singh  Welcome to our annual 4th of July parade 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 eyes, you’ll think you’re drifting out to sea. But Carper’s are open and he glares at Laza Bones’ wanted poster […]

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DREAMS OF CALICO, BUTTERFLY FANTASIES

This is National Pollinator Week, a time to celebrate the billions of small creatures who bring flowers and food into our lives.  In their honor, we revisit one of our favorite Fiction House creatures, the butterfly Calico. From Tales of … Continue reading

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LIKE THE NEW YEAR, LIFE IS FULL OF BEGINNINGS

By Raji Singh Out of the Fiction House Archives: THE CARPER’S TALE   (From Tales of the Fiction House) 1826  Daylight for just 15 minutes and already summer’s heat has dried dew from the Cincinnati pier.  A stoop-shouldered ancient mariner in … Continue reading

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CINCINNATI’S FIRST INDEPENDENCE DAY PARADE – A WHIMSICAL TALE

by Raji Singh  Welcome to our annual 4th of July parade 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 eyes, you’ll think you’re drifting … Continue reading

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THE GLUMS

By Raji Singh Feeling blue? This will lift your spirits! Here’s an 1820’s tale about my great-great-grandfather, The Carper.  (An excerpt from Tales of the Fiction House) *   *   *   THE GLUMS – is what the Mariner sees in Carper … Continue reading

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Like the New Year, Life is Full of Beginnings

By Raji Singh Out of the Fiction House Archives: THE CARPER’S TALE   (From Tales of the Fiction House) 1826  Daylight for just 15 minutes and already summer’s heat has dried dew from the Cincinnati pier.  A stoop-shouldered ancient mariner in … 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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