From a while ago.... I’m on a long solo hike. I’m naked - but the good part starts when I forget I’m naked - I just am! It becomes the default state. The world shrinks to the sun on my back, the cool wind across sweat, the relentless pendulum of my legs. The sounds of the…Read more The Wild Child Grows Old
Experiencing basic training was a mixed bag. I enjoyed the exercise and I was able to stay in great shape for about 10 years after my discharge. (Then my joints started failing me and that was all she wrote for serious physical fitness.) After putting up with my mother for most of my life so…Read more More Decisions
I have done exactly 4 things in my life that mattered. They mattered because they were my decision, acts of my own free will rather than simply being buffeted around by the winds of existence. When I was 14 my grandmother died. She left me a $500 savings bond, more money than I had seen…Read more Decisions
I've been some kind of nudist as far back as my earliest vague memories. I don't know why. My home was in the land of the Church of God, cold winters, moderate summers and vast clouds of mosquitoes. My naked places were full of briars and sand burrs. Yet when my parents were out I'd live…Read more Out of the closet and into the frying pan?