Tag Archives: Carrot Ranch

A Star is Born

As I reached the edge of the stage, and saw the crowd, I almost ran back. I knew how merciless this seemingly innocent crowd could be. But then, I thought of the adulation that would follow my performance, and my … Continue reading

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Loony Tunes- Or the Dangers of Processed Food

“You might be a loon,” I shouted at my daughter, “but could you please avoid acting loony for one day?” “But Mommy…” my daughter started off, but I stopped her mid-sentence. “How many times have I told you to keep … Continue reading

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Homecoming!

I’d returned home after a long time, but I knew in my heart that I would find her in the grove, picking up those lovely oranges. And I was right. There she stood, head wrapped in her red scarf. My … Continue reading

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Targets Targets!

“Get up,” he called out, insistently, incessantly. I shook my head and tried to get on to my feet, but tumbled down, again. It was just too cold, and my body needed rest, desperately. But he just wouldn’t give up. … Continue reading

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The Royal Bodyguard

The sword almost slipped from his hand, as his opponent feinted sharply. He was weary with exhaustion, but giving up was not an option. Giving up meant breaking the trust of the king who had made him his royal bodyguard. … Continue reading

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Fired!

Clyde had come to the city all fired-up, but the harsh reality of life had set fire to his dreams, till they had all burnt down to a cinder. But now, the time had finally come for him to take-off. … Continue reading

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A Legendary Demise

The old man rasped sharply,”How many times did they shoot me?” The younger man asked tentatively, “Twice?” The old man immediately corrected him authoritatively, “Make that three times…and… just add that I was poisoned too.” The younger man nodded, and … Continue reading

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