Sunday Short: Spoon Fed Nomads

“WHAT INTERESTING PLACES SHOULD I SEE?” Usually the people asking that question have innocent intentions, but it gets my cranky old man hackles up. To me it’s part of the spoon-fed culture. To me it means those people don’t have opinions of their own, that they lack...

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We’re Way Ahead of You, FEMA

THE FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY would like everyone in the country to have a minimum set of supplies at hand to hold you over until help arrives or the situation returns to normal. They’ve provided a list of 11 things.We vehicle dwellers already have it...

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I Want a Futility Detector

THE SOLITAIRE APP on my phone is kind enough to inform me when a particular shuffle has no solution. “No useful moves detected,” it says. I love that phrasing. No useful moves. “Sure,” it implies, “you could keep moving cards around, hoping for a breakthrough, if that...

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