What do I miss?

Using the following scale, CIRCLE a number to indicate what you miss about when you were younger and how much you miss it. 1 = Not at all, 9 = Very much.

Family

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

Not having to worry

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

Places

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

Someone you loved

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

Things you did

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

The way people were

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

Feelings you had

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

The way society was

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

Pet or pets

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

Not knowing sad or evil things

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

~ Jenny Offill, Weather: A Novel (Knopf, February 11, 2020) from “The Nostalgia Inventory” was developed by psychologist Krystine Batcho in 1995.


Notes: And,

Washington Politics
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

Nightly News
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

Global Pandemics
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

Truth, Character, Honor
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

Decency, Kindness
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9


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Comments

  1. This provokes many thoughts, pal, and Lord knows we have plenty of time to ruminate at the moment….

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  2. Sigh…

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  3. finally, a math problem i can connect to!

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  4. Sigh… (yeah, me too!)

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  5. But… what if I miss it all and not at all?

    Oh dear, as Lori says, got lots of time to ruminate on this one!

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  6. Reblogged this on It Is What It Is and commented:
    My total was 95 … ‘Jenny Offill, Weather: A Novel (Knopf, February 11, 2020) from “The Nostalgia Inventory” was developed by psychologist Krystine Batcho in 1995.’

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  7. I do miss having no worries, being taken care of and trusting the adults in my life have it all in hand.
    Seems a very long time ago and on another planet.

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  8. How many Talentis are there in your freezer right now?

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

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  9. 37 on nostalgia, 20 on the ‘and’ part. Easy. 🧛‍♀️

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  10. Oh, Dave all of the ice cream,(that would be sad) including Talenti or just your mint chocolate chip…I have 2 unopened pints of my special vanilla ice cream sitting in the freezer, untouched for a think a whole week…

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  11. Is there a question about missing a dog? It’s a 10/10….. can’t muster the energy for all the others…..

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