An overdue visit to Grandma’s (Point Roberts, WA)

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September 12, 2013 by Terumi

There is nothing like a big wave of guilt that washes over you when you realize you should have done something ages ago.

“I don’t think I’ve been here in 10 years, Grandma” I say as I pull into the cabin driveway.

“10 years??!!! Shame on you!” My sweet grandma slaps me in the arm and pulls me in for a big hug.  It’s a good thing that grandmas are forgiving.  (At least mine is anyways.)

I’m so glad I finally made the journey.  My grandma’s cabin is in an area of Washington called Point Roberts near a beautiful beach and it’s such a special place-you even have to get to cross the border two times when you come from Seattle because it’s separated by a little piece of Canada so in my one day visit, I crossed 4 borders!  I love that it has a beautiful beach and the water always feels a little warmer here than anywhere in the northwest.  I was really lucky the day I brought the boys: My Auntie B and Uncle S and my parents came too so we had a really sweet family gathering.

Family time in point roberts

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We had a lovely time hanging out and it was really amazing seeing the boys enjoy a place from my childhood.

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And there are so many beautiful artsy touches at the cabin.  I loved seeing all the new things my grandma has added over the years and it’s neat that a place like Point Roberts has a special place in my heart.

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And things I remember from long ago.

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I know I painted one of these fish when I was little and it’s amazing how looking at something from your childhood brings back a rush of memories.  It makes me wonder about what things the boys make now will stay in my house forever.

Grandma

Family time in POint Roberts

Family time in Point Roberts

I wish I’d taken more pictures and I wish I could have stayed longer, but I’m cherishing the fact that I finally made it back.   Ten years is too long away. I’ve promised that I’ll be back next summer for sure and thank goodness, I know these guys will hold me to it.

Point Roberts with kids


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