Diving Into August, 2017

Or Taking The Plunge And Diving Into The Last Full Month of Summer, 2017!

The alternate title here reflects the urgency of this post. Believe it or not, for we who live in the Northern Hemisphere, this is the final complete month of Summer, 2017 (the Autumn Equinox is September 22). Unfortunately for us, the transition is fast approaching. Those residing in the Southern Hemisphere are perhaps eagerly anticipating the change as it brings to them opportunities that we enjoyed a few months ago.

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Nudescapes: A Collection

Nudescape is a word that I use to describe a perfect vista (view). Of course, in my own prejudiced perspective, no “nudescape” is perfect unless it also contains the view of a naked/nude man. Actually, “nudescape” is a combination word, nude + landscape = nudescape. In other words, a nude view of a nude with a view. It just doesn’t get any better than the picture above. No clothing whatsoever and idyllic, if not perfect, surroundings.

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Let’s Strip and Skinny-Dip

“Truth is, most of us contain a splashing, giggling, squealing child inside us who knows without thinking that bare skin and water go together as wings go with air, roots with earth and the phoenix with the incendiary sun.”   ~ Author Unknown

 The term skinny-dipping, used to describe swimming without any type of swimsuit, was first documented in the English language in 1947. The term is most commonly used in the USA.  Continue reading Let’s Strip and Skinny-Dip

Easter Sunday: Get Bare or Beware!

Today is one of the few years that both the Eastern and Western traditions of Christianity celebrate the Easter holiday on the same date. The Eastern traditions (Orthodox, Armenian, Egyptian and Ethiopian Coptic) generally adhered to the old-style calendars and the Western traditions (Roman Catholic and Protestant) followed the new-style calendars. Usually, the Western Easter is earlier than the Eastern holiday. The icon (holy image) shown above depicts the Resurrection of the Christ, the reason for the holiday.

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President’s Day Weekend, 2017

Here in the USA, today, Monday, February 20, is the day that we honor all of the presidents of the country, the ones living and those deceased. I guess this month was selected because two of the earliest presidents, George Washington and Abraham Lincoln, were born in February. As today is a national holiday, it is also the final three-day weekend of the winter season. For the past eight years, a fellow gay naturist/nudist friend of ours always invites between six to eight same gender loving bare couples to his home (near the Blue Ridge Mountains in rural Virginia) to spend the entire weekend, clothes-free, of course.

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