O’Bannon Woods State Park

O’Bannon Woods State Park

I am not sure why so few of our trips have been to the west. Very few of our normal campgrounds had sites available a week out. Our requirements were someplace within three hours of our home, accessible for Mom coming from Tennessee, and with two sites next to one another.

O’Bannon Woods State Park is a 2,294 acre park located in Southern Indiana, approximately 30 minutes outside Louisville, Kentucky. It is harbored within┬áthe Harrison-Crawford State Forest, a lovely example of the re-wilding of the Indiana farmland that has taken place in the last century. Signs along the road note when assorted tree groves were planted.

The campground has 234 sites with electric, plus an additional 36 horse sites. We reserved 191 and 193 as they seemed most remote and were listed as full shade and only a slight grade. I think we picked two of the nicest spots in the campground. Both backed up to the woods with ample space for a fire ring and picnic tables. Sites were far enough apart to allow for reasonable privacy. Sites in loops A and B seemed to have more traffic and noise, so they wouldn’t be my first choice. Continue reading “O’Bannon Woods State Park”

Modapalooza 2017

Modapalooza 2017

While July 4th may mean fireworks and barbecue for some, we have been looking forward to three long days at the best garage I know of – my parents’ house. My dad has been working on vehicles for more than half a century and my mom has the decor skills to match. Three days in the Faber Garage is enough to make any trailer completely custom.

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On the agenda for the weekend:

  1. Install the tile backsplash.
  2. Create the kitchen valance.
  3. Build a kayak rack for the truck.
  4. Install roof vent cover
  5. Reinforce the fresh water tank.
  6. Destuff the sofa.
  7. Hang the pictures.
  8. Sew curtains.
  9. Install paper towel holder.
  10. Install reading lights.
  11. Hang shower caddy.
  12. Install sway bar.
  13. Install leveler on tongue.
  14. Second battery.
  15. Pick up generators.

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