Category Archives: fiction

Postcard Stories: Ruby and Frank

Ruby: Okay, hold still, Mr. Wiener, I’m going to start painting you now. Frankfurter: Please, I insist that you call me Frankfurter, or Frank for short. Ruby: Well, thank you so much for coming on such short notice, Frank. I … Continue reading

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Scary Movie – Victorian London Edition

Today, we have a special treat here on That Retro Blog. I persuaded my extremely talented, good friend Draliman into writing us a bit of flash fiction for our amusement. “I say, Sophie, what absolute frolics!” smiled Cynthia. “What with … Continue reading

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Mittens the Giant Cat

He used to cuddle and purr on her lap when he was a kitten. Such a sweetheart, her little Mittens. He always used the litter box and never jumped up on the counters. Midge never had a problem with him. Not … Continue reading

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