Posts Tagged ‘nature’

MR. TOBBLER’S SUNDAY AFTERNOON

Posted by melissa kandel on November 9, 2014 in Fiction | No Comments

It was barely noon on Sunday when Mr. Tobbler noticed three things about the man walking beside him: First, that he had a large, white pimple on the left side of his cheek. Second, that he was dressed entirely in black. And third, that his shadow, which should have fallen nearby, was on this stretch of sidewalk, […]

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THE ENCHANTING LIFE OF FLANNIGAN BIXBY

Posted by melissa kandel on November 2, 2014 in Fiction | 2 Comments

It was only slightly raining when Timothy Dinwiddle began his usual walk to the train station but still he wished he hadn’t forgotten his red umbrella with the purple dots. The umbrella was a present from his ever-traveling sister, Bertrice, a purple-spotted souvenir from her August trip to Vienna, where she was paid exactly $256 […]

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SNAPSHOT SATURDAY | THE LITTLE THINGS

Posted by melissa kandel on November 1, 2014 in Photography | No Comments

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SNAPSHOT SUNDAY | GRAPE EXPECTATIONS

Posted by melissa kandel on October 26, 2014 in Photography | 3 Comments

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SNAPSHOT SATURDAY | A CHICAGO MOMENT

Posted by melissa kandel on October 18, 2014 in Photography | 1 Comment

Fall in love. For more photography, check out little word studio on Instagram.  

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THE WHISPERS OF WHEAT

Posted by melissa kandel on August 9, 2014 in Fiction | 1 Comment

“I wake up every morning and say to myself, ‘Son of a bitch, I’m still alive.’” It was the farmer, John Dittlesby, who said this between falsetto snivels of his wicker rocking chair. Before that he sat in silence, staring at an upturned floorboard on the porch that wrapped a dilapidated half-circle around Dittlesby Ranch. “Well, […]

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