Daily Dose of Immortality

Stretching a weekend by driving all night from New Mexico to northern Colorado, anxious to see his dying mother one more time, battling a spring snowstorm, thirty miles short of the destination, Dad miscalculated (or dozed off?) and sent the new car into a spin. An abandoned car on the shoulder of the road did the damage.

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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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2 Responses to Daily Dose of Immortality

  1. roughghosts says:

    Love the image. Heavy snowfall here this Christmas, I am relieved I don’t have to travel this year…

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