“Life is a journey, not a destination.”
- Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882), American philosopher, essayist, poet
There are certain trips that are memorable.
Some are once-in-a-lifetime experiences.
Some are both.
It is true you cannot step in the same stream twice.
Either the stream — or you — is/are different the second time.
Similarly, as writer Tom Wolfe (the first) said, you cannot go home again.