Return of the Native

After 6 months in the Sunshine State I’ve returned to Battle Creek. Being reminded by friends of the judgement of someone who spends the summer in Florida to return in time for winter here suggests pleading for tentative credibility for observations I felt worth sharing.The first: Weather doesn’t trump everything.…

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The Perfect Body

“Every society has a way of torturing its women, whether by binding their feet or by sticking them into whalebone corsets. What contemporary American culture has come up with is designer jeans.” Joel Yager, M.D. In the 19th century women of means had ribs removed to achieve a narrow waist…and…

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Be Beautiful

At the invitation of a local newspaper editor Bill Schroer began writing a column in 2013 which addressed nudism and naturism. These columns reflect Bill’s view of naturism and it is hoped by reprinting the columns and then sharing his original blog posts, viewers will see the link between Bill’s…

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