Afternoon on the Sava River

Afternoon on the Sava River

The path from the dike to the houseboat where the magical afternoon unfolded over five hours

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
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5 Responses to Afternoon on the Sava River

  1. mikerol says:

    What magical afternoon? x ,m/r


  2. Scott Abbott says:

    thanks for asking.
    the answer will have to wait till i get home to my computer.


    • mikerol says:

      By that time we pray the effect of the mushroom has worn off. Our man recently of course had a great chance to display himelf in Belgrad and utter some modest words, and then a week later in Linz pretended to hate the limellight. As time goes on he looks more and more like these world stars he has making utterances in QUODLIBET, if you know this CATCH THE CONSCECE of the king place Meanwile I made another attempt to get a discussion going with
      Nice exchange of e-mails with old friend and interesting writer Dick Kalich, and some Twitter Enthuesiasm has been it. No repsonse from the lime liight seeker Shields!


  3. flowerville says:

    enjoy your time there. i marvel at the path and wondered how this is just so similar to the images mevrouw pops painted to salutate you and your together’s work. i mean one could make such an image from all the wood too in a way and it would look nice too, and be a bridge just in the way images are bridges as well.


    • Scott Abbott says:

      i love your imaginative connection of the images. it makes me wonder about that aspect of all (?) pictures to include movement from one place to another and to another and so on.


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