That Ship She Has Sailed
Good-byes are always tough. After six days of work by tugboats and laughably tiny dozers, the Empire-State-Building-size container ship Ever Given was freed, having caused the world's largest traffic jam by getting stuck in the Suez Canal. Adults were elated. But Twitter, having relished the drama, weirdness, comic relief and metaphors, was ambivalent: It was our stuck-ness, our lockdown, our angst. "Put it back," one wailed. "They grow up so fast."