I recently visited a beach I went to as a child. At least I think I did. It has been over 25 years and it definitely didn’t look the same. But I realize it is a beach with nature changing it everyday which adds up over multiple decades. Even though I didn’t fully recognize it I think I probably spent many days there. Same road, same mountains, different sand and different water.
Places can hold such meaning and yet both places and our relationships with people and environment change drastically over time. For better and for worse but change is a constant.