...or maybe gives the location of all those lost socks.
The title recalls moment of profound disappointment, and contact with cynical reality, in A Christmas Story (a beautiful movie).
What brings that quote to mind is this story on Kryptos, a sculpture/puzzle in a courtyard at the CIA. Three portions have been decoded, solutions are here; only one segment remains and the race is on. It may be up to you!
Dan Brown is said to be including Kryptos in his next novel (oooh! big deal).
More accessible puzzles will be referenced in the next post.