Jun 23, 2004

nostalgia  Posted by Hello

Back from Tuscany. Spent the afternoon with Sergio. Together to say Good Bye to Via Pola. On the train back to Rome I was happy. Happy to have spent the time with Sergio. But today is not yesterday and I'm suffering from a form of "nostalgia paresthetica."
Nostalgic smells----Notes on Nostalgia, From the late seventeenth through the late nineteenth centuries, what we might call homesickness was a disorder that doctors and patients took quite seriously----Nostalgia is a disorder of imagination, wherein mind is dwelling upon past memories and loses interest in the present---History as Nostalgia


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