Self-Sufficiency Series

Thursday, August 19, 2010

The bare necessities


I have a new post up at the RegularGuy.com site called "The Bare Necessities."  Warning, it contains some yucky photos.

9 comments:

  1. Eeeeeuwww.

    The only thing more unsettling than those pictures is the mental image of those people at the age of 75.

    I certainly couldn't be defined as a prude, but it doesn't require prudishness to feel concern for the state of a culture wherein soft porn is used to sell such mundane products as razor blades and soft drinks.

    The Sodom and Gomorrah atmosphere that seems to be festering in a growing number of segments of society do make one a little nostalgic for the days when pretty much the biggest whoop around was a nudist camp. At least they remain relatively cloistered and don't feel compelled to aggressively display or force their lifestyle on the rest of the world.

    It's one thing to be eccentric or a little 'out there,' but quite another to be an aberrantly exhibitionist freak.

    Eeeeuww.

    A. McSp

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  2. Wow! Those photos ARE yucky - and that's an understatement!

    I certainly vote for the nudists especially since they are not 'in your face' about it. I really have no problem with what others do, but I dislike having it be forced upon me (or my line of vision!). That said, I've learned, and tried to teach my children, to view different and possibly unpleasant sights with an unemotional face. Also, NO comments are ever to be made unless we're in the car WITH the windows rolled up! Perhaps I should thank the odd people for helping us practice self-control!
    KatieJ
    Germany

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  3. There are a lot of "clothing optional" resorts here in Florida. They must use pesticides (and herbicides) by the ton because I can't think of anything less conducive to a good time than fire ant bites, thousands of skeeter bites, or yellow fly bites on dangly tender anatomical bits. One poison ivy plant could sure ruin somebody's week, too. Their sunscreens should be very, very strong and reapplied frequently.

    When yellow flies are really, really biting, I'll be outside in 90-degree plus, 100% humidity weather with long jeans and long-sleeved shirts doing my feeding.

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  4. Anyone here ever read Frank Peretti? His first book This Present Darkness explains what is really going on with the folks in the photos from the article.

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  5. I read where a set of twins amputated ones arm and had it sewn to the others chest!
    My Soldier son returned from deployment with two, or four, tattoos. My wife cried for 3 days.
    I am a 26 year veteran and don't see anything wrong with a tat, just never saw one I liked enough to have for ever.
    Lorenzo Poe

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  6. Here in CALFORNIA (I know, I know - where else?) an annual unofficial Nude Day has sprung up. People are encouraged to visit the parks, beaches, and forests in the nude. The nudists take hikes or play volleyball in public places.

    Our nudists don't stay on the reservation...er, I mean...stay in their camps/colonies anymore. Nope, they flaunt their "god-given right" to live naked. They demand civil rights for nudists.

    I'm telling ya, living in the Land of Fruits & Nuts is a test of courage and patience for those of us who want our culture and our country back. Was Job's faith tested any greater than that of a conservative Christian's living in California today?

    Given a choice between some extreme body piercings and tattooings or a bunch of breats, weenies, and cheeks bouncing along on the nature trail....I'm not sure which is worse.
    Frankly, I can do quite nicely without both, thanks just the same.

    Anonymous Patriot
    USA

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  7. Heh. Boy, I wish I could be a kid with a slingshot during one of those nude parade days in California.

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  8. Right now there is a bill pending in San Francisco to ban public nudity. The premise behing allowing public nudity in the first place was supposed to be for those who otherwise weren't harming anyone else, such as a woman if chose to sunbathe on the roof on her building. She shouldn't have to worry about some overly concerned prude calling the cops because "If I stare out the right corner of one window at the right angle I can see a nekked woman!" It wasn't meant for the law to protect streaking flabby hairy men who get a perverse kick out of scaring the tourists. There was a time when social mores and basic decorum wouldn't have allowed that. Since we don't have basic morals and manners anymore the government has to step in. And that's not a good thing.

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