Twin Peaks from Dimple Dell Trail

It’s a sad song, but it struck me the other day that I have now been back in Arizona for longer than I had lived in Utah….and this little gem of a photo has been sitting in my “drafts” folder for over five years.  This particular day in March of 2013 found me walking the neighborhood trail called, “Dimple Dell,” and gazing eastward at the beautiful mass of rock and earth known generally as the Wasatch Mountains and specifically as Broads Fork Twin Peaks (only the western peak is visible; it’s the one on the right).  I had posted other images from the hike…maybe even some that looked very similar to this one…which probably explains why it was sitting in the “drafts” folder for so long.

Anyway, they are always bittersweet and tender moments when I look back and reflect upon what used to be in my backyard…at what was just a few minutes’ driving time from the house.  And there it is….

Twin Peaks from Dimple Dell Trail

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12 responses

  1. Bittersweet is an interesting choice of words.

    . . . hopefully, memories can be enjoyed without diminishing what enjoyment can be extracted from one’s current situation.

    June 15, 2018 at 4:16 pm

    • Good words, Emilio…thank you.

      June 16, 2018 at 8:23 am

  2. That’s a beautiful scene! A little different from the Arizona desert. Over the years, I have loved both.

    June 15, 2018 at 4:57 pm

    • Yes, a little different, Terry!

      June 16, 2018 at 8:23 am

  3. That’s such a melancholy place to be, wishing you were elsewhere. Sending sympathies, my friend! Sometimes pictures are what we’re left with. I guess it’s why we take them.

    June 15, 2018 at 9:42 pm

    • Yes, that’s why we take them, Gunta. Thank you. 🙂

      June 16, 2018 at 8:24 am

  4. They’re noble mountains, the Wasatch. One day, I’m sure you’ll be able to live near them again. I hope all is well with you, Scott!

    June 16, 2018 at 11:55 am

    • Yes, they are noble mountains, Lynn…and I have every intention of living very near them again. Thank you. 🙂

      June 22, 2018 at 1:59 pm

  5. Nostalgic memories. What an inspirational sight that is. I’m getting itchy feet just viewing it.

    June 18, 2018 at 1:50 am

    • Very much so, Andy…definitely wakens that hiking urge!

      June 22, 2018 at 1:58 pm

  6. nothing like a mountain peak to make the heart soar

    June 27, 2018 at 11:00 pm

    • That is so true, Shimon…thank you.

      June 30, 2018 at 7:23 am

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