300 short stories:: story 201

story: “Community Life”

author: Lorrie Moore

year: 1998

where: Starbucks in Boutik Mall

note: a favorite, I always come back to it

a line: “She missed her mother the most.”

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300 short stories:: story 185

story: “Dance in America”

author: Lorrie Moore

year: 1998

where: home, sleepy and dreamy

note: I am rereading…and searching for a quote I know is in the collection Birds of America…somewhere. Why did I not mark it?

a line: “I sit between the bulletin board and the window.”