Being somewhere where water/sand is..  I grew up boating with my family on the Mississippi in la crosse. WI

NOSTALGIA: it's delicate, but potent. In Greek,"nostalgia" literally means "the pain from an old wound." It's a twinge in your heart far more powerful than memory alone -a feeling of a place where we ache to go again. So very true 😣

This time last year I was getting ready for my trip to Spain. Missin' it like crazy! :(

Nostalgia- a sentimental yearning for the happiness of a former place or time. I yearn for the time when I wasn't ready to give up on the beauty of my dreams.

Hiraeth (n) A Homesickness for a Home to Which You Cannot Return, a Home Which Maybe Never Was; The Nostalgia, The Yearning, The Grief for the Places of Your Past...

a Welsh word which has no literal translation. it's more of a feeling than a word. Even the definition of a word can be poetry.

Oh yes, I loved doing that! Silly putty. Super cool stuff!

Remember doing this as a kid? Sunday comics were best! Silly Puddy just doesn't work the same today.

45's Still Rock....if only I still had my turntable.

I think I wore my Wham 45 out. Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go! When life was simply and Geroge Michael had beautiful feathered hair.

Pony Bead Lizard Tutorial…a fun craft for kids!

Create these colorful DIY bead lizards aw man I forgot about these bead animals I used to make these when I was a kid loved em so cute!

The only reason you were healthy as a child: | 50 Things You Will Never Be Able To Forget

The Flinstones vitamins - the only chewable vitamin I can remember of my generation. I'm surprised I didn't suffer from vitamin toxicity given the "extras" I used to sneak from the medicine cabinet.

building blanket forts..... did this so much when I was a child, and also when my babies were little. I know that my grandsons do it as well. Good memories

Do you remember building magical forts in your home as a kid? Do you help your kids create their own forts in your home today? We want to hear some of your best fort-building memories!

Childhood Memory Keeper: Retro Pop Culture from the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s: toys

Childhood Memory Keeper: Retro Pop Culture from the and View-Master! My mom bought me the talking view master ! I loved it so much!

The Things We Did as Kids (21 Photos) - Old Photo Archive - Vintage Photos and Historical Photos

Couldn't wait for Friday Night skate at Commack Roller Rink Disco Music & Lights Flashing

The sound that plastic VHS tape boxes made when you opened them... especially for the first time.

33 sounds kids will remember (SO many good ones!) The sound that plastic VHS tape boxes made when you opened them. especially for the first time.

I could never figure out how my mom put these in my hair when I was little.  It was such a mystery....

Beauty Nostalgia: Did you rock hair bobbles as a little kid?Yes and the pain of your mom brushing your hair in a slick pony tail and twisting these things around your hair ----- LOL

Who remembers the days of saving information on floppy disks.

I found my box of floppy disks like 6 years ago, bought an external floppy drive, and found out that all my disks needed to be defragmented… talk about a FML moment!

This was big before Snake, before Brick Breaker, before Angry Birds.

Christopher is very good at playing minesweeper, and just playing on his computer in general. He completes the hardest mode on minesweeper in very little time!