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CHEF R.K.’S GOURMET SURPRISE, A MEMORABLE SUMMER MEAL

By Raji Singh After our interlude with Tiger and Tigerman, we are famished!  Time to return to Raji’s remembrance of his summer adventure!      *     *     * Had your dinner yet? If not, please enjoy a rollicking piece from the … Continue reading

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GLOBAL TIGER DAY AND BALU’S ULTIMATE PERFORMANCE

Today is Global Tiger Day! At the Fiction House, we are celebrating the striped warriors, the tigers.  Our thanks to the  World Wildlife Foundation for tracking tiger populations across the globe.  In the effort, a WWF photographer has miraculously captured … Continue reading

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SUMMER ROAD WARRIOR

by Raji Singh Enjoying the memories of summer road trips with the Fiction House (This post was the foundation of the novel, The Seasons of My Giving Back.  It reminds us of the power of caring for one another.) * … Continue reading

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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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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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By Raji Singh In Honor of National Pollinator Week, we hope you enjoy a Fiction House favorite, a poem from Tales of the Fiction House.      *     *     * I am James Thaddeus Fiction, the Fifth – a true Fiction.  … Continue reading

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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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FATHER’S DAY SCENTS AND SENSIBILITIES

by Raji Singh (A Favorite from our family’s past.  Happy Father’s Day!)   *    *    * PART I – FATHERS’ SENSIBILITIES I am James Thaddeus Fiction, the Fifth – a true Fiction. Typhoon tears me from my parents and my … Continue reading

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A PARROT’S LIVE (A TALE OF TWO BIRDS-CONTINUED)

by Raji Singh In honor of our other-than-human friends who add so much to our lives and National Pet Appreciation Week, a piece from the Fiction House archives: My wife Tenille asks quietly from the next room, “Has Captain Polly … Continue reading

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A TALE OF TWO BIRDS

by Raji Singh In Honor of our feathered, furry, crawly, and scaly friends during National Pet Appreciation Week, a post from the Fiction House archives: LAST TIME – Golden Boy as Willamina, escorted by ardent admirer Jake, a beau in … Continue reading

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