Five years ago when I was living in Texas, I read a little piece on McSweeney’s called ‘Failure Map’

It was written by a guy named Fielden Nelson

I wrote him a long email and we became friends

I still think it’s really good

You will grow to not trust spelling, grade school historical facts, the pronunciation of words, or the nerve responses returned from your fingertips.

. . . and is maybe more relatable to me now that I have lived such a life and have failed miserably at almost everything that I have ever attempted (lol)