Time Allocation

Earlier this year the days had been rolling along rather smoothly. Predictably. The office owned his 9 to 5, the commute was time for Candy Crush on the smartphone, and the weekends were for chores—or some advanced variation of doing nothing. The fact that Lionel didn’t have an imagination was noticed by few. His work didn’t demand it, his friends were similarly handicapped, and his calendar never made…