"Drivers honked sporadically, without aggression, like migrating geese."
"Hunger is, in and of itself, an eye pointed continually at what is lacking and how badly."
"Her mother had a saying. Whenever you had given your all, she would tell you that it was time to “let the legumes grow.” This meant recognizing that you had nothing left to do because you had nothing left. You were a fallow field from which nothing more was going to come. Your task was to lay back and wait for the spring, when something might once again grow from you."
-"I May Not Be the One You Want, But I Am the One For You"
"The utility of a sister stems from the longing for reinforcement, for an additional, aligned person inside the house to see what is happening and feel some way about it. This has something to do with why we are fitted with two eyes instead of one"
-"Instead of One," titled section of the story "A Brief History of Weather"
Eeeeeeeeeeee! I could not be more excited if I swallowed a cat and broke out in kittens!!!!!! I loved her debut so much.