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Saudade (noun): a nostalgic longing to be near again to someone that is distant, or that has been loved and then lost; 'the love that remains'. Portuguese.

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

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yes. Then I would eat it right out of the box with the spoon!

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I sometimes dream about things I've not consciously thought of for years. Any one else do that ?

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Petrichor. Love that. the smell of earth after rain - one the most nostalgic smells, reminds me of the school playground and jumping puddles!

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WORD OF THE DAY: nos·tal·gia [no-stal-juh, -jee-uh, nuh-] noun 1. a wistful desire to return in thought or in fact to a former time in one's life, to one's home or homeland, or to one's family and friends; a sentimental yearning for the happiness of a former place or time: a nostalgia for his college days. 2. something that elicits or displays nostalgia.

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This is so me. I can hear a song and it reels me back to the past... Don't get me started on scents! Ahhhh, memories.

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(n.) a deep and nostalgic feeling of sadness, agony and emptiness experienced upon intensely missing, longing and yearning something or someone

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