Saturday, April 14, 2012

A Visit With Our Niece in Alabama

From Panama City, Florida, we headed north into Alabama.  We are on our way to a rally in western North Carolina but we detoured slightly to visit our niece in college near Birmingham, Alabama.  She is from the Indianapolis area so not a lot of people beyond her immediate family has the opportunity to visit her.  We hadn’t been in that area in her years there.

100_1464She attends Samford University and is in the final year of their nursing program.  She gave us a tour of the campus.  It is a very hilly and treed area.  The campus is self -contained which has allowed the  architecture to be kept consistent.  The university has been endowed by a number of benefactors including this rather stiff one shown with Karen.

We enjoyed a dinner out, eating what else than southern BBQ. It was very nice to be able to visit and hopefully we were on our way before we wore out our welcome.


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