When You Hit Send Even Though You Know You Shouldn’t

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Old emails are a fossil record of our lives. The constant everyday boring things, the big dramatic once-in-a-lifetime things — they’re all in there, trapped like ammonites in the sediment of your inbox. The thing is, it’s so easy to hit send, and once you do, the results are preserved forever.

Now it’s the end of the year, the end of the decade, the end of this show — the perfect time to do some digging.