story: “A Visit of Charity”
author: Eudora Welty
where: Burj al Salam, Dubai
note: Great introduction from Ann Patchett to Welty’s The Collected Stories of Eudora Welty.
a line: “ ‘Did you come to be our little good for a while?’ the first robber asked.”
theme(s): Old Age, Old women, Charity, health