Nostalgia - it's delicate, but potent.  In Greek, "nostalgia" literally means "the pain from an old wound."  It's a twinge in your heart far more powerful than memory alone.  This device isn't a spaceship, it's a time machine.  It goes backwards, and forwards... it takes us to a place where we ache to go again.  It's not called the wheel, it's called the carousel.  It let's us travel the way a child travels - around and around, and back home again, to a place where we know we are loved.

- Don Draper, "Mad Men"

 

 

 

A wise man once said, "You will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory."  One of my favourite activities was, is and always will be leafing through family albums.  As a child, it was very exciting to see what my parents looked like as babies.  I found it funny that my mom makes the same cranky face whens she's peeved with me as she did when she was told she couldn't push her baby brother around in his stroller...