Posts tagged “Fall

Jordan River morning….

I was driving around the Rose Park area of Salt Lake City yesterday morning looking for the access point to the Jordan River Walkway where I made this photograph a few years ago.  I knew I was in the general area, but couldn’t remember exactly where it was…until I was actually leaving and returning home after having given-up the search.

It wasn’t really a sad moment, though, thinking that I would miss the occasion to photograph that bridge in the Fall, as I found myself in this wonderful location just five blocks north of where I originally wanted to go.  There were no-parking signs along the street, so I parked at the Day-Riverside Library just west on 1000 North, took my time making photos from the street-bridge in both directions, and then walking a roughly half-mile loop south down to the next river-bridge and back.

Not bad for a little point-and-shoot camera….

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Fall…memories….

It was probably a Sunday, because it usually was…September 23 of two years ago…hiking in the mountains of Little Cottonwood Canyon, just south and east of Salt Lake City, Utah…the Wasatch Mountains in Fall.  I would say that it feels like a lifetime ago…with so many changes since then, but it was in my life…then…consistently, richly…and now it is in memories only.

Fall memories in Little Cottonwood Canyon, Utah, 2012


Golden Fall…in quartet

Some final images, maybe, of our quickly fading Fall….


did you ever…

…look at things is if you might never see them again…?

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I imagine that we would see those things with a certain richness…

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…one that would surpass the experience of when we first saw them.

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I think it would be bittersweet, as well…

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…for while we would be sad that we would never see them again, we would be joyous that we had ever beheld them at all….

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touch of red

mountain ash and aspen in fall


Looking west in October

Captured in an image from my first few months in Utah, back in 2010, these are the Oquirrh Mountains that form the western geographic boundary of the Salt Lake Valley.  While they are not much to look at for several months of the year, they do clean-up nicely with the clouds and snow.

Oquirrh Mountains clouds and Fall-colored neighborhood


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it’s time…

Geese in formation


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Another Fall in the Wasatch

Fall in the Wasatch Mountains


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Mountain Ash and Aspen

Mountain Ash and Aspen


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water fall

Fall leaves in a stream, Ferguson Canyon, Utah