300 short stories:: story 202

story: “Willing” author: Lorrie Moore year: 1998 where: home cozy home note: more rereading a line: “'The last movie I saw. Let's see.' He was thinking, but she could tell he wasn't good at it.”

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."

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.”

100 short stories:: story 91

story: Dance in America author: Lorrie Moore year: 1994 where: bedroom, taxi, a couple places note: homesick a line: “'We have raccoons sometimes in our chimney,' explains Simone.”

100 short stories:: story 82

story: Community Life author: Lorrie Moore year: 1992 where: casa dolce casa note: snood, the game a line: “The bat, she could now see, was small and light-colored, its wings folded in like a packed tent-- a mouse with backpacking equipment.”