300 short stories:: story 218

story: “The Faery Handbag” author: Kelly Link year: 2005 where: afterwork at work note: There is a free copy of this story online via Small Beer Press! a line: “If you called the faery handbag by its right name, it would be something like “orzipanikanikcz,” which means the “bag of skin where the world lives,” only Zofia …

300 short stories:: story 199

story: “Ulrikke” author: Jorge Luis Borges year: 1975 where: home on the range note: I like chance meetings. a line: “The pronouncement was an attempt at wit, and I sensed this wasn’t the first time she’d voiced it. I later learned that it was not like her—but what we say is not always like us."