Tag Archives: nostalgia

A Farewell to Old Computers, and Brick-and-Mortar Stores Too?

I haven’t actually purchased a computer since 2006, they were getting slow and I decided it was time I upgraded. Still, when you have a thing for such a long time it becomes familiar, a part of your life. I … Continue reading

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The Futility of Trying to Recapture Past Life Moments

Sometimes I think about parallel universes because I wonder what I’d be doing in them if I’d made different life choices. I grew up in the small town of Dallas, Georgia. I graduated from college in 2004, but before I … Continue reading

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I Miss the Country

–I miss stacking firewood on the porch on a cool winter evening under the final, slanting rays of the dying sun descending into the bare, skeletal trees that looks like a mass of fire. Looking at a big stack of … Continue reading

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Nostalgia as Magic

There’s something magical and sad about nostalgia. A place, an atmosphere, something that magically triggers a memory that in retrospect we thought was long lost. Smells are big triggers. The right smell can send me back to the 5th grade … Continue reading

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