We seem to be going through a period of nostalgia, and everyone seems to think yesterday was better than today. I don't think it was, and I would advise you not to wait ten years before admitting today was great. If you're hung up on nostalgia, pretend today is yesterday and just go out and have one hell of a time.
It is one of the paradoxes of American literature that our writers are forever looking back with love and nostalgia at lives they couldn't wait to leave.
Being Lutheran, Mother believed that self-pity is a deadly sin and so is nostalgia, and she had no time for either.
Things ain't what they used to be and probably never was.
Wednesday, November 29, 2006
Quote of the Day, 11/29/06: Nostalgia
I've a tendency to get caught up in a sense of nostalgia. Have you noticed?