Alien Landing

Some odd sights to the west (outside and inside) in the last couple of nights.


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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2 Responses to Alien Landing

  1. mikerol says:

    Now that area 51 has been acknowledged I realize it is quite close to you! Having been born in Roswell you of course may be an extra terrestial Marmot! x m.r


    • Scott Abbott says:

      Not born in Roswell, but grew up in Farmington where, in 1950, half the town claimed to have seen ufo’s at noon on a given day.
      If you never saw it, on the old blog there is a long and brilliant post about driving the ET highway.


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