Chapter 12 of The Nude Adventures of Doff de Chonez

Chapter XII IN WHICH IS CONCLUDED THE SECOND SALLY OF DOFF DE CHONEZ, TOGETHER WITH AN ACCOUNT OF ACTIONS TAKEN BY VARIOUS PERSONAGES TO PROMOTE NATURISM IN A MORE POSITIVE WAY At some point in late July—there is disagreement among historians and media specialists as to the precise date, but suffice to say that itContinue reading “Chapter 12 of The Nude Adventures of Doff de Chonez”

Chapter 11 of The Nude Adventures of Doff de Chonez

Chapter XI IN WHICH IS DESCRIBED THE DISTURBING APPEARANCE OF THE KNIGHT OF THE WHITE MOON Shortly into the drive, Sammy Panzov’s stomach growled audibly. “Didst thou see, friend Sammy,” asked Doff de Chonez, “that the Miwok people knew how to prepare acorns for human consumption?” “It is an impressive accomplishment,” replied Sammy, “and yetContinue reading “Chapter 11 of The Nude Adventures of Doff de Chonez”

Chapter 9 of The Nude Adventure of Doff de Chonez

Chapter IX WHEREIN ARE CHRONICLED THE ADVENTURES OF DOFF DE CHONEZ AND SAMMY PANZOV IN THE CITY BY THE BAY, ALONG WITH AN ACCOUNT OF THE CONSIDERABLE CONCERN OF THEIR FRIENDS AND FAMILY Jeff helped Minerva find some fruit, bread and cheese, while Doff contemplated waking up his sleeping companion. After a while, when SammyContinue reading “Chapter 9 of The Nude Adventure of Doff de Chonez”

Chapter 7 of The Nude Adventures of Doff de Chonez

Chapter VII IN WHICH IS RELATED THE ADVENTURE OF THE GARDEN OF OLIVES, TOGETHER WITH FURTHER NOTABLE OCCURRENCES In spite of his injuries – a skinned knee, a sore shoulder, and a bruised arm – our singular hero Doff de Chonez continued, undaunted, along the service road toward Modesto, with his associate Sammy Panzov atContinue reading “Chapter 7 of The Nude Adventures of Doff de Chonez”

Chapter 5 of The Nude Adventures of Doff de Chonez

Read more about Don Quixote and my inspiration for this naturist version on naturistfiction.org Chapter V OF THE AMUSING AND IMPORTANT SCRUTINY WHICH THE DOCTOR, THE PRIEST, AND THE NEIGHBOR MADE IN THE LIBRARY OF OUR INGENIOUS NUDIST When Dr. Nicholson parked his SUV in front of Donny Lopez’s home, his friend Donny—or rather, Doff deContinue reading “Chapter 5 of The Nude Adventures of Doff de Chonez”

The Nude Adventures of Doff de Chonez pa su Mecha

Picasso’s famous sketch, Don Quixote The following is the first episode in a naturist adaptation of the classic novel by Miguel de Cervantes, Don Quixote. The original, El ingenioso hidalgo don Quijote de la Mancha, was published in two parts in Madrid in 1605 and 1615. With acknowledgement to Cervantes, whose style is imitated faithfullyContinue reading “The Nude Adventures of Doff de Chonez pa su Mecha”

Naked Calaveras

The word calaveras has many meanings, especially this time of year in Mexico. One meaning is a kind of short satirical poem depicting the untimely demise of a well-known figure, poking fun – with a macabre humor – at that figure’s eccentricities or excesses. The poems can trace their roots back to medieval Europe, butContinue reading “Naked Calaveras”

Escape the Drape

A reflection on naturist massage Some people leave their underwear on, or their bra. Socks. Wristwatch, even. That’s just sad. If you’re receiving a massage, especially a full-body massage, it’s only your hang-ups about modesty and shame that keep you from uncovering your full body. Better to get those wrist-pinching, calf-scoring, back-branding objects away fromContinue reading “Escape the Drape”

Naked at Lunch

Mark Haskell Smith’s exploration of the world of social nudity, Naked at Lunch, is an important book for you, no matter where you are on the nudity-textile spectrum. Why? Because he wrote about it from the perspective of a “reluctant nudist.” His tone throughout the book is refreshing – not skeptical, really, but certainly objective.Continue reading “Naked at Lunch”

"There’s Not a Bathing Suit in Russia"

I was recently looking through The Naturist Society’s naturist bibliography, compiled by Mark Storey, when I came across the title There’s Not a Bathing Suit in Russia and Other Bare Facts by Will Rogers. My interest was piqued, because Will Rogers is everywhere here in Oklahoma – he is the state’s favorite native son. RogersContinue reading “"There’s Not a Bathing Suit in Russia"”