Photograph courtesy of Brett Jordan, Unsplash

“The Greek word for “return” is nostos. Algos means “suffering.” So nostalgia is the suffering caused by an unappeased yearning to return.”  Milan Kundera, Ignorance

Courtesy of Inklings Bookstore, Facebook Page; I think it might have originated with Icegate Magazine; and thanks to Anjum Wasim Dar (Poetic Oceans) for bringing this to my attention.


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  1. What fun. I knew a few and some are worth remembering for social occasions – oh yeah, my social calendar is still blank for weeks to come. My social meetings are with neighbors walking by as I weed my front garden and neighbors behind as I weed my back garden. See a theme here?

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      1. We are safe – sometimes I wonder about sound. But I also judge my mental state by thinking about the context within which I am living. My mental responses seem to be normal to the crazy going on around us. 🙂

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