Beautiful Southern Illinois University

After working at Southern Illinois University for over thirty-two years, I still cannot get enough of the profound beauty of the place!  I subsequently walk the Campus four of five days a week and receive spiritual empirical enrichment each time I am there.

IMG_3148IMG_3165IMG_3154IMG_3172The lovely classical architecture of the Old Campus is like nothing you will see in Illinois.

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Or the commemorative statues of Delyte Morris and his wife Dorothy who with their combined efforts built the Southern Illinois University of today.

IMG_2736IMG_3209IMG_3210IMG_3179IMG_3190IMG_2883IMG_3169IMG_2863It is a supreme joy to have such a beautiful academic facility so close.  Indeed when people from all walks of life move to Carbondale from much larger and more urbane settings…they never leave!

The slower life style coupled with the Arts and academic enrichment of a major university is a compelling combination…for a relaxed…peaceful…diverse and interesting existence.


10 responses

  1. smile your day ahead | Reply

    It is indeed a beauty 🙂

  2. My parents lived in Marion for a while, and would drive over to Carbondale frequently. It was a very pretty campus!

    1. Thank you my friend. 😃

  3. What a lovely campus! You are indeed fortunate to have an oasis of beauty to retreat to.

    1. Thank you so much my friend! 🌞

  4. Wooow. First you worked there for over 30 years. 👍👍💖. Woow. It is indeed a beautiful academic facility. I like 😍😍😍.

    1. Thank you my friend! Thirty two years two months and three weeks! 😃👍🏽

  5. Good to know and to see through your eyes, Bjay 🙂 Wishing you many more such happy strolls.

    1. Thank you my friend. 🌞

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