Nostalgia:a sentimental longing or wistful affection for the past, typically for a period or place with happy personal associations.
Nostalgia: pleasure and sadness that is caused by remembering something from the past and wishing that you could experience it again.
The definitions sum up my feelings looking back on my childhood and thinking of my father.
Me and Daddy in a photobooth in the late 1950’s
Climbing the dunes and running down together every summer at the beach
Always the bartender at summer family parties