Spring Beauty and Elk

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The elk herd is back off the mountain for the first time today. They can slip onto that alfalfa field from the oak brush that connects the mountain to the valley.

And, the first little spring beauty dared open its flower yesterday. Spring must be near.

About Scott Abbott

Ph.D. in German Literature from Princeton University, 1979. Then I taught at Vanderbilt University, BYU, and Utah Valley State College. At Utah Valley University, I'm Director of the Program in Integrated Studies and former Chair of the Department of Humanities and Philosophy. My publications include a book on Freemasonry and the German Novel, two co-authored books with Zarko Radakovic (published in Serbo-Croatian in Belgrade), and translations of a book by Austrian author Peter Handke and of a catalogue of an exhibit called "The German Army and Genocide." More famously, my children are in the process of creating good lives for themselves: as a model and manager, as a teacher of Chinese language, as a watershed scientist and science writer, as a jazz musician, as a corrections officer, as university students, and as parents. I share my life with UVU historian Lyn Bennett and our yellow dog Blue. Some publications at http://works.bepress.com/scott_abbott/
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One Response to Spring Beauty and Elk

  1. chuck says:

    trees are blooming, some leafing, daffodils about gone. Weather freezing to 60’s . Strange spring in North Carolina.

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