“I scarcely receive Facebook messages these days. Even more seldom do I check them. Peculiarly, both occurred four weeks ago when my old college dorm R.A. requested a carpool to watch our alma mater, Gonzaga University, play basketball in San Jose. His request might seem strange for a few reasons. For starters, I don’t live in San Jose. Not even close really. Also, this guy was my R.A. over 10 years ago; we don’t have each others’ phone numbers and hadn’t spoken in years.