01 Jun 2020
For many years I was developing a taste for being bare, largely in the house. On a couple of rare occasions I managed to be naked in the outside, which I really appreciated. A couple excursions to an extremely isolated cabin in the woods and one locale in
A 64 year old male, unexpectedly alone, after 36 years of marriage.
In mid-June arrived an email from California with only a date as well as a hyperlink, no explanation at all. Yet understanding who sent it, I 'd the instant suspicion that it was an "I dare you" type of thing.
On the webpage, next to the date in the email was "Open House".
It was for an Open House on August 4, 2012, at a spot called "Paradise Gardens" near Cincinnati, Ohio.
the "Home" page disclosed it was a "Nudist Park". No question about it, a challenge had been issued to me.
With a little trepidation I clicked on the "info" link along with a series of e-mails were exchanged. The "day use" fee was waived for the midday-6 time frame. I should proceed to the office first to register and show ID. Nudity WASN'T optional.
I should call before leaving home and make use of the call button in the security gate. Eventually, challenge ACCEPTED.
By the time that I got to the office to enroll, I was feeling quite at home and comfy. I took a solo walk about of the main place to get my bearings and find where most significant places were. Located an open place in the "common place", set down my chair and established a "house point" from which to start my adventure.
First observation, these individuals take their volleyball serious. A quick shower and then splash. It was fantastically wet and cooling. Afterward came the shocking realization, I, an old man, was actually skinny dipping for the very first time!
Back home, the investigation began. But the AANR search yielded nothing within an hours drive.
Enlarging the radius to two hours distance yielded a clubhouse in the Canton-Akron area, "Green Valley".
Another "day trip" affirmed it, I was a "Naturist".
Afterward came the discouragement. I understood I 'd be a Naturist, but mostly stranded at home, with no place relatively close to travel to several times a year. I can only hope that "some day" )