The Oregon Trail t-shirt“I’ve got something to send you,” said Jeremy, my old producer from Wired.com, while we were chatting on Facebook.

He asked for my address, but I forgot that he’d done that. We generally reminisce about the good, old days. We don’t spend much time buying each other gifts.

When the package showed up today, I couldn’t for the life of me remember what I’d ordered. Christmas is over, and capitalism is taking a break in our house.

To quote Andy Griffith, “What is was, wasThe Oregon Trail video game.