Tag Archives: Carrot Ranch

When the Cat is Away

Before I start today’s story, a brief note of apology for having disappeared without notice. Thankfully, it was for the best reason possible, a wedding in my immediate family. I reached back late last night, filled with excitement, and billions … Continue reading

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Insult to Injury

I could sense its presence much before it came into view, and the shiver that ran through my body had nothing to do with the ice-cold seawater. I knew the monster was coming for me. I saw it now, piercing … Continue reading

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Intruder Alert

Inspector Sparrow stared intensely at the silver-haired man in front of him. The man started off, “The intruder was a tall man, inspector, well-built, and extremely handsome. In the dark, I saw him standing in that window, and froze. He … Continue reading

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Demolition Man

I looked at my creation again. It was stunning, a virtual masterpiece, as Bird Baths go. It was a steep downgrade, of course, from the columns of colonnades in my last masterpiece, but… The owner of the villa inspected the … Continue reading

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True Love’s Kiss

The memory of last night’s kiss, and what happened after, still lingered in the air. Post our 5th glass of wine, one thing had led to another, and… What a ravishing beauty! Who would have thought that she would go … Continue reading

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The Masterpiece

“Dave, stop painting graffiti on the hotel wall. Mom will be furious when she sees it,” Brad cautioned his brother. “No, she won’t,” replied Dave insouciantly, as his paintbrush destroyed everything in its path. Brad tried once again, “Mom hates … Continue reading

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The Family Hairloom (Pun totally intended)

There was a parade of nations to honour him at his funeral. The greatest hero the world had ever seen, there had been none like him before, there would be none like him hence. Samson- a God among men, they … Continue reading

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