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Buck Creek Campground, Rathbun Lake, Centerville IA

Camped at Buck Creek Campground, Centerville IA, May 11, 2011
Camped at Buck Creek Campground, Centerville IA, May 11, 2011

Buck Creek is located at beautiful Rathbun Lake, also known as Iowa's Ocean. Just 4.5 miles southwest of Moravia and 9 miles northwest of Centerville, the campground offers 42 electric campsites, 1 group picnic shelter, showers, restrooms, and dump stations located in the park. Activities include camping, fishing, boating, and swimming. A marina and a bait shop are located nearby.

Buck Creek Campground, Rathbun Lake, Centerville IA

Nights I've camped here

From Knowledge to Wisdom

Wisdom is a product of a process. This process begins with information, proceeds through knowledge, and through what a less gifted poet, Edgar Guest, called "a heap of living," ends in wisdom.

... Wisdom, when it comes, usually arrives late in life. I've known some people who were wise in their early thirties and others who died old without a clue. Most philosophers were of the mind that a person should be at least forty years of age to have enough learning experiences. Now it seems that it is much too young. The step from knowledge to wisdom is the longest one in a person's life.

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