October 20th, 2011



"While waiting for a response to her post, she accepted three more friend requests and blocked an application for something called 'Farmville' - another imbecilic game, no doubt. She'd already rejected a glut of offers to participate in 'Mafia Wars' or to suck on someone's 'Lollipop', whatever that meant. She preferred the kind of Friends who just talked about the weather, or showed off their vacation snaps of Fiji, or wondered aloud whether to eat that bar of 70% dark chocolate right now. There was a terse sewing-circle flavor to this discourse, a genial brevity, that she found appealing."

- Armistead Maupin, MARY ANN IN AUTUMN (Black Swan)