Late 18th century (in the sense ‘acute homesickness’): modern Latin (translating German Heimweh ‘homesickness’), from Greek nostos ‘return home’ + algos ‘pain’.
A sentimental longing or wistful affection for a period in the past.
a sentimental longing or wistful affection for the past, typically for a period or place with happy personal associations.
"I was overcome with acute nostalgia for my days in college"
synonyms: reminiscence, remembrance, recollection; wistfulness, regret, sentimentality; homesickness
Owings from England conjoins Zelada from Spain through familial strands meeting
in St. Louis as Illinois marries El Salvador.
Memorials for friends
Paul Kohl, OD
Old Things in Print
Illinois River Story (Chicago Tribune), Dramatics magazine on method acting teacher, Lee Strasberg, Plant's Review of Books, odds and ends...
History & Timeline and Nostalgia
Some insight, more folly, overwhelming narcissism in the classical sense.