Why you should climb bridges and go places you haven't been

I climbed a bridge the other day. It's this bridge in the middle of the woods, and one of the first things you notice is that it's covered in writing. Some parts of the bridge are easy to climb, not far from the ground, and have sufficient places to hold onto and rest. Other places are harder to get to. My friend Noah went out to a place that I was too afraid to approach, and he found a letter written on the cold metal truss. I had my voice recorder from years ago (it has 20 minutes of recording time), and Noah read the letter: