Posts Tagged ‘dog’

Escape to Big Bear

Posted by melissa kandel on June 14, 2016 in nature, Photography, summer, things to do, travel | No Comments

“And I don’t need one other thing, except my dog.” – Steve Martin, The Jerk The road to Big Bear, CA, for those who have never been, is a tale of paved unexpectation. What begins as a characterless, fifty-three lane freeway—rough estimate—soon turns to a thin, serpentine course that twines ’round swelling, green-pine landscape licked by slow-moving fog and […]

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Featured Friday: Citizen Brooklyn

Posted by melissa kandel on September 11, 2015 in Featured Friday, Fiction, Interview | No Comments

Today, I’ve got New York on my mind, so Featured Friday is all about Citizen Brooklyn. This team of creative minds not only encourages creativity through their magazine … but they also celebrate it, highlighting the story of the author or artist just as much as what that person happens to create. It’s a Brooklyn-esque attitude of artistic […]

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Maxine from Ohio

Posted by melissa kandel on May 30, 2015 in Fiction | 2 Comments

By Melissa Marni The strangest things can lurk beneath the dark and in between. Like him. Or me. But not today. Today is a day made for honeyed sunshine and happy walks taken together on green whiskered brush edging the Ohio River. The clouds above are glorious, bubbly air-froth pinned to the bluest of skies. […]

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Posted by melissa kandel on January 3, 2015 in Photography | 2 Comments

The bad news: In honor of the new year celebrations, there will be no new story this week. The best news: Starting Sunday, Jan. 11, tiny tales are coming your way each and every week of 2015. Need to catch up on all the tiny tales? Click here. Also, for more photos, check out little word studio on […]

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Posted by melissa kandel on September 15, 2014 in Fiction | No Comments

“Perceptions are like waves. They ebb and flow with the moon.” This was one of the many strange things Mr. Dupoil told Miriam while they waited for Sandoval Jorgi to return home. He also told her, “Men who wear gloves shouldn’t be trusted.” And, “Never eat refrigerated cheese.” They had knocked on Mr. Jorgi’s apartment […]

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Posted by melissa kandel on August 19, 2014 in Fiction | No Comments

Miriam Baxter lived life on the periphery, or so she told anyone who might ask. Really, she lived at 55 Snowflake Drive in a skinny building wedged between tall pines and a railway, and made from ten little apartments neatly stuffed inside a dark brick frame. With prim type – Didot italic for those who […]

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