4 Seasons Lodge
Just back from two days out at Camp Buckwood in Indiana. A friend suggested the last minute affair, noting the fine weather and summer solstice. Good enough reasons for celebration.
Although the campgrounds were relatively empty, it offered a good way to get to know the facilities. An outdoor pool, hot tub, really well constructed bathrooms and showers, hiking trails and a lake.
A quick tour of the lodge revealed a large dining area, living room, nice suites and a bunkhouse.
More than a few times, I thought we were in California, but with greener grass.
Some highlights included:
Slow cooked garlic marinated ribs with Montgomery Inn Barbeque sauce (those Reynolds® Hot Bags will henceforth be a camping staple)
Watching Sordid Lives projected on the building next to the pool, laughing so hard I could not contain my Chrissy from Three’s Company snortle.
Few insects. I’m told to thank the bullfrogs in the nearby lake.
I could go on about the cool nights, full moon, colorful conversations, free firewood from the neighbors, and taking a nap in the shade for hours. It all added up to one of the most stress-free and relaxing pair of days I’ve had in a good piece.
But now it’s back to the world of the internet and cell phone coverage, e-mails and projects.
I’m leaving the chairs and bedroll in my trunk—ready for the next time.
3 responses to “Camp Buckwood”
So you drove to Indiana? How long did it take you? Good to hear you had a nice time. My last two weeks have been *crazy* –in the best ways possible!
About 2 and a half hours.
A big dose of highway driving and a nice smattering of small town cruising.
Thaaaat’s not veerrryy niiiiice…