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Love, revolution and twits

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Something terrible has happened – at brunch on Sunday, my dear friend Richard convinced me that I need to follow Twitter. So today, I did. I am now following 12 and being followed by 7, though I have posted exactly one tweet. (Do you post a tweet?!) I am following Guardian Books and the New Yorker and expert tweeters Margaret Atwood and Jian Ghomeshi and Paul McCartney and … 
Jesus save me, now I may never, ever get up from the computer. 
On a positive note, Mum is better than ever and today, even made a brief visit with my brother to her new residence at Amica, to get some things. She hopes to be back there for good in a few weeks. What’s really great is that before, she appreciated the safety at Amica but pined for her old home, her condo. After her extended hospital stay, the new place, she says, feels like home. 
And another positive note: bought a chocolate orange mousse cake at Daniel and Daniel for my birthday tomorrow. I also went to Sephora and bought an expensive serum for aging faces recommended by a beautician friend. My two birthday presents to myself – something delicious and something useless, but what the hell. 



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