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ishmael
12-12-2008, 06:43 PM
The Betty Page thread got me thinking on this. While looking at naked bodies is always sorta interesting, there's also(at least here in the US) a pimply adolescent purience about it.

At the last place I owned I had a beautiful wood-fired sauna, hard by a NE brook. A really special little place. Nudity, while not in any way required, usually happened. Every once in awhile a gal would be shy and wear a bathing suit, but most people shed their clothes. I don't think there was much sexual excitement in air. It was freeing to be naked, but not in a sexual way.

Boy, a good hot sauna, a good Turkish towel, a big bucket of cool water and a loofa. With a cold brook to dunk in afterward! We're talking minor heaven.:)

Chris Coose
12-12-2008, 06:51 PM
That image where Adam & Eve were running around naked in a jungle type climate, then Eve screws it all up causing original sin and the only way to return to naked joy is to believe in heaven, has screwed humanity.

Naked is powerful.

I'm putting a sauna down on the pier next year. Already got the gravity fed rain water shower hooked up.

LeeG
12-12-2008, 06:53 PM
so many attitudes

pcford
12-12-2008, 06:57 PM
so many attitudes


so little time.

dennisbur
12-12-2008, 07:02 PM
No one seems to mind all the gore and blood on TV. But, heaven forbid they should see a nipple! Personally, I'll take the nudity every time. I used to sell beer down at the Wreck Beach when I was in my late teen's early 20's. I discovered an interesting thing - it's very hard to be pretenious when you don't have any clothes on.

ishmael
12-12-2008, 07:23 PM
Lee,

What do you think it is in your makeup, your psychology, to follow me around making derogatory comments?

Anyway, a sauna is great stuff. And by all means, get naked!:)

LeeG
12-12-2008, 07:43 PM
I'm validating your lack of prurient interest in the topic.

ishmael
12-12-2008, 07:46 PM
I'd suggest you are trying to validate your own lack of purient interest. Little boy.

Can we get back to saunas, and nudity?

Memphis Mike
12-12-2008, 07:49 PM
I love full frontal nudity...... and the rear shots aren't so bad either.

Finally the first topic on the WBF in days that's worth a chat.

Memphis Mike
12-12-2008, 07:53 PM
Let us all be nude! Let us all be free!

LeeG
12-12-2008, 07:56 PM
my cats are nude

Phillip Allen
12-12-2008, 08:00 PM
Go ahead Mike and tell the truth...you are nekked under those clothes!

Chris Coose
12-12-2008, 08:01 PM
People who are engaged in pornography are nekid.
Pornography is bad ...... nudity must be bad.

Soon we'll invoke a sermon on sexual retardation.

Memphis Mike
12-12-2008, 08:03 PM
Coose, when I come to visit, don't expect me to get in your sauna. I saw that toenail fungus you had when we were in Newport.

Phillip Allen
12-12-2008, 08:05 PM
Hey Mike...why don'tcha come over next spring and float the Buffalo with me...Bring Sue and I'll find a fourth...maybe a granddaughter (takes two to a canoe)

Phillip Allen
12-12-2008, 08:07 PM
People who are engaged in pornography are nekid.
Pornography is bad ...... nudity must be bad.

Soon we'll invoke a sermon on sexual retardation.


Chris, kain't you spell nekked?

Memphis Mike
12-12-2008, 08:09 PM
Hey Mike...why don'tcha come over next spring and float the Buffalo with me...Bring Sue and I'll find a fourth...maybe a granddaughter (takes two to a canoe)

You just want to see us nude.:D

LeeG
12-12-2008, 08:11 PM
nekd?

Memphis Mike
12-12-2008, 08:15 PM
nekd?

It's not the same thing.

"a pimply adolescent purience about it."


BTW, I never did like those pimple butt girls.

BarnacleGrim
12-12-2008, 08:19 PM
I agree, nudity is pretty awesome.

Unfortunately even in Sweden are people getting more and more reluctant to shed their clothes. Only the oldest, flakiest geezers (no offense) seem to frequent the nude beaches these days, not exactly making it more appealing to the younger, more prude generations.

paladin
12-12-2008, 08:24 PM
Really..guys...some folks just shouldn't be allowed to take their clothes off....gawd!

Phillip Allen
12-12-2008, 08:30 PM
okay...who knows the difference between naked and nekked?

Memphis Mike
12-12-2008, 08:37 PM
Where I come from from naked is nekked.

Phillip Allen
12-12-2008, 08:39 PM
Naked means you don't have any clothes on, Nekked means you don't have any clothes on...and you're gonna do somthin about it!

Memphis Mike
12-12-2008, 08:40 PM
Yeah but maybe I don't want to do anything about it.

Phillip Allen
12-12-2008, 08:41 PM
had a very attractive woman lean toward me and tell me that...wonder what she did that for?

Shang
12-12-2008, 08:53 PM
Hey Mike...why don'tcha come over next spring and float the Buffalo with me...Bring Sue and I'll find a fourth...maybe a granddaughter (takes two to a canoe)

Awww... wish I was free to volunteer to fill out the crew, the Buffalo is the best, hands down. Used to take the Scouts there, put in at Kyles landing, take out at Pruitt.

Do it in the raw...?
Hmmm... might give a guy a whole new outlook on horseflies...

http://i45.photobucket.com/albums/f93/shangboat/river-at-first-crossing.jpg

Shucks, not a sun-clad person in sight...

Phillip Allen
12-12-2008, 09:00 PM
Heck...even going without a shirt has gotton me burned to a fair-thee-well...got more pics with the bluffs in em?

BTW...I'd try to host anyone who wants to come down...it's about two hours from here

WX
12-12-2008, 09:40 PM
Being an old hippy it was almost obligatory when I was a lot younger.....ah, those were the days.

Paul Pless
12-12-2008, 09:41 PM
BTW...I'd try to host anyone who wants to come down...it's about two hours from hereThe Buffalo is a noted smallmouth fishery that's on my 'to do list'. Maybe I'll take you up on that offer someday Phillip.:)

PatCox
12-12-2008, 09:47 PM
If God meant for us to go around naked, we'd be born that way.

Shang
12-12-2008, 09:49 PM
Heck...even going without a shirt has gotton me burned to a fair-thee-well...got more pics with the bluffs in em?

BTW...I'd try to host anyone who wants to come down...it's about two hours from here


I can’t take credit for these pictures, they’re off the web.
Here are some of the bluffs along the Buffalo.

http://i45.photobucket.com/albums/f93/shangboat/BuffaloBluffs1jpg.jpg

When we were conditioning our Scouts--and ourselves-- for our first Philmont expedition we were advised to hike the Ponca Trail along the Buffalo River. It goes up or down five hundred feet in pretty much every mile of the trail. If you can do the Ponca you can do Philmont.

http://i45.photobucket.com/albums/f93/shangboat/Buffalolookingdown.jpg

Hurrump... still not a nudist in sight...

PatCox
12-12-2008, 09:51 PM
There's a real joy in being naked at the right time. Tomorrow morning I fly to Abaco, then by boat out to a Cay, where I have rented a little cottage, or whatever they call small dwellings there, and it has its own dock, and I have a 21 foot mako-type skiff, locally made, for the week, and I will be jetting out to small uninhabited islands and sandbars and reefs, and if I am alone, I plan on being naked, if its warm.

Memphis Mike
12-12-2008, 09:52 PM
I've been to a section of the Buffalo, Phillip. It was during my first marriage. I don't remember where it was but I always said I would return someday.

Maybe next year.

Shang
12-12-2008, 09:58 PM
Out there somewhere in the night, Ish is saying, "Uh...guys... we were discussing nudity..."

J. Dillon
12-12-2008, 10:07 PM
All those artists that depicted Adam & Eve got it all wrong, :oneither could have had belly buttons.;)

JD

PatCox
12-12-2008, 11:03 PM
Skinny dipping in your teens, with a group, a mixed group, when you were young, before it led to anything, You were still shy, entered the water, removed the clothing after you were unerwater, but then you were free, it was just glances through the water of flesh you had never seen revealed before, coy, flirting touches, but still, retreating, not ready yet for more, so many people around, if you could freeze one moment of life and live it forever, how could that not be it?

TimH
12-12-2008, 11:15 PM
people should only be allowed to be naked if they arent fat, pasty, and offensive to others.

C. Ross
12-12-2008, 11:43 PM
I was worried what "float the buffalo" meant. Glad to hear it's a river.

Michael Beckman
12-13-2008, 12:07 AM
people should only be allowed to be naked if they arent fat, pasty, and offensive to others.

No rude nudes?

goodbasil
12-13-2008, 12:27 AM
I am nude, even now as I type.

PatCox
12-13-2008, 12:59 AM
TimH, that just ain't right. Everyone is beautiful to someone, or at least I sincerely hope so, how sad, to even think that only people who meet some standard should be allowed to feel good about themselves. I go through life, myself an average ordinary fellow, but when I see someone, mostly women, I have seen in life that no guy is too ugly if he has money, but I see unattractive women, sad lonely people, and I feel bad, I even feel guilty that I am not attracted to them, and I do hope, that there is someone in their life who thinks they are beautiful, because everyone needs to be desired and loved, and its a tragedy for those good souls in unattractive packages, everyone does deserve to be loved and desired.

MiddleAgesMan
12-13-2008, 01:36 AM
Doesn't matter--fat and droopy or model material. We all be human and we come in all shapes and sizes.

I was at the pool at a naturist resort in Florida many years ago and had the opportunity to observe a 50ish woman on the other side of the pool interacting with friends. She was a chirpy bird and you could tell she was happy in her skin.

If you could look past her happy demeanor you would have seen she had but one breast. Her mastectomy was a non-issue for her so why should it be any different for me or anyone else in the vicinity?

PatCassidy
12-13-2008, 02:07 AM
Belly buttons! How long for this to be worked into the Obama communion thread.

rbgarr
12-13-2008, 06:30 AM
That image where Adam & Eve were running around naked in a jungle type climate, then Eve screws it all up causing original sin and the only way to return to naked joy is to believe in heaven, has screwed humanity..

Adam lived for hundreds of years after Eve died. He remarried as time passed and had many more sons and daughters. On Eve's marker he had inscribed,

Wheresoever Eve was, there was Eden... or at least Mark Twain imagined it so.

Memphis Mike
12-13-2008, 06:53 AM
Good morning fellow nudists! I'm having a nice hot cup of coffee in the nude. You be too.

Thoughts? Observations?

Phillip Allen
12-13-2008, 07:13 AM
Good morning Mike...got to thinking about it and I think it would be kind fun to have folks come around to float the river...there's an easier river to get at called King's River...I grew up on a section by floating it with my Brother and friends from about 13 years old on...it's changed a lot with so many people and isn't what it used to be (for me) but easy to get at. After February, I'll have the spare bedroom fixed up enough to not be too embarrassed to put folks up.

Ed Harrow's daughter stopped over recently on her sojourn across the continent...nothing caved in on her as I just gave her my room and I slept upstairs on a stack of Styrofoam insulation in my sleeping bag...there just isn't an upstairs bathroom yet...well the room is there but no fixtures

Bill Lowe
12-13-2008, 07:15 AM
We used to nude tube near Paradise Ca. 10 to 15 mile stretch of river and some forgot they would need a ride back. Later it was nude clamming in NC before the jet skis invaded the marsh. Sailing the Pacific we seldom wore cloths. Now a little nude varnishing and wishful thinking.

Peerie Maa
12-13-2008, 07:22 AM
Good morning fellow nudists! I'm having a nice hot cup of coffee in the nude. You be too.

Thoughts? Observations?

I hope that you have a good steady hand and do not over fill the mug:eek:

Phillip Allen
12-13-2008, 07:26 AM
I hope that you have a good steady hand and do not over fill the mug:eek:


it's cold in Mikes house...that will help cause it to miss him is he spills

Memphis Mike
12-13-2008, 07:41 AM
It might be fun in the Spring, Phillip.:)

Bill Lowe
12-13-2008, 09:59 AM
Manuel Neri had a sculpture studio in an old church at Benicia Ca. Tuesday night we all chipped in $10 each to have a model for drawing. Arneson,Higgins, Neri and I were the regulars and usually had a few others. Afterwards we would have a few beers and BS.

Domesticated_Mr. Know It All
12-13-2008, 10:11 AM
My attitude is like, close the door, man.

http://www.pythonline.com/files/pythonline/images/NEKKED!.preview.jpg