Archive for April, 2012

Finding the Perfect Swimsuit: A Comparison Analysis

It’s getting warm out, which means that it’s the time of year in which we women need to invest our time and energy into finding the perfect swimsuit for the season. I’ve noticed that my sister and I go about this slightly differently: My Sister: 1) Spend at least two months dieting so that there [...]

My First YNA Event: It’s All About the Love

Nudism is hailed as a way of living in which people’s diversity is accepted and appreciated. We all hear the nudist mantra about body acceptance and within the nudist community this acceptance is definitely seen. Within my own home club, I’ve seen people of all sizes, people with amputations/ mastectomies, people with colostomy bags, people [...]

We are Family, We are One

For tens years I taught students in Philadelphia and for half of those teaching years worked in small, private schools. Within one school we often sang a song that ended with the phrase, “We are family, we are one.” While this phrase was meant to describe a faith community, I find that it’s also quite [...]

No Shirt, No Shoes, No Hoodie: No Problem!

There are many things in this world that our parents teach us not to talk about if we don’t want to get in trouble with others: religion, politics, and controversial race issues are among those things. So I guess I need to apologize to my parents in that I’m going to talk about a controversial [...]