*the German word "Fernweh" signifies an aching for the far-away, a painful longing to be far away. It is the inverse of "Heimweh" homesickness, aching for home.
Christiane Küchler Williams
A Fernweh-letter from Christiane Küchler Williams - a late arrival, after I left Nebraska. Christiane and I went to school together, she found me after 25 years through this project and sent these thoughtful lines.