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Wildflowers in Park City, Utah

I’ve been visiting PCMI in Park City, Utah, and took a hike with Roger Howe, Sybilla Beckman, and Susanna Epp up by Guardsman Pass. The wildflowers were lovely, these paint-brushes, some lovely blue tubular flowers, and a delicate cream-yellow poppy with dark veins. We also saw a Western Wood Pewee, a Rocky Mountain variant of a Dark-eyed Junco, with a striking brown mantle and without the usual black hood. The capper was a Mountain Bluebird that Roger saw settling on a chair lift as we returned to the car, a stunning bird, blue all over.

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About Bill McCallum

I was born in Australia and came to the United States to pursue a Ph. D. in mathematics at Harvard University, met my wife, and never went back. I am a professor at the University of Arizona, working in number theory and mathematics education.

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