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    and freeom are the reward for

    latter opportunity might seem like a little having known Lee."

    with the site authorities, additionally, it establishes a

    naturist interest in keeping the integ- point, but much too many naturists forget

    rity and well-being of the property.

    the delights of being out in nature clothes-free,

    TNS gatherings and festivals habitually surrounded by birds and creatures, and

    offer workshops and seminars educate- swimming in the living water of lakes and

    ing attendees about their relationship to streams.

    Vegetarian alternatives are

    Lee Baxandall’s early work in theatrioffered at gathering and festival meals, and cal and performance arts establish the tone for

    each party offers the chance to get TNS’ support of aesthetic superiority. N

    away from the developed club property for has covered many important art works and

    a day to a local plage or hot spring. This events that exemplify the topics of body

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    Scootch Pankonin

    worked with him as integral parts of TNS

    All three valued Baxandall’s work in TNS, and wanted

    to find his vision continued. Ditzler—with

    Help from Mark Storey and others—

    manage the office and N Network, and

    Thornton would continue to keep course

    of the company and financial end of things.

    articles until his physical well-being limited his

    Skill to do so.

    them. (They did not, as in the case of "lion," for example, have to adopt the name for the thing from another under the awesome

    reign was the co-publication of The World’s

    Best Nude Beaches and Resorts. Mike Charles

    and Nick Mayhew-Smith of England’s

    Lifestyle Press had successfully published

    three "coffee-table" quality guide books to

    Lifestyle Press team up to co write and copublish an updated variant of Baxandall’s

    The latest edition of Baxandall’s well-known

    guide was still great, but the development of fresh resorts and a change in

    status of many shores worldwide had

    Made a demand for a awesome edition. In

    gangsta rap), working with computers, and talking , after a year of research and traveling

    by co authors Nick Mayhew-Smith and

    Mark Storey, together with editorial work

    Hoffman Lee), and Judi Ditzler (who had

    at this point left TNS to work for another

    Company, but continued to do editorial work

    on specific projects), TNS and Lifestyle

    Press released The World’s Finest Nude Beaches

    fun could be had on a naturist vacation

    in almost any part of the world. The guide

    Instantaneously became and remains the first

    Selection in print for those seeking advice about naturist journey.

    Baxandall was happy to see the years

    of work on the many editions of his World

    Guide continued by those with his vision.

    With Hoffman Lee now at the editorial

    helm of N magazine, he continued to provide consultation, posts, and a valuable

    historical perspective until his death on

    November 28, 2008.

    to nudism around the world, as he, more

    appreciation and political savvy, along with

    lightheartedness and intellectual rigor, to

    the quest for body acceptance and naturist


    nization can supply. That said, NAC has

    a loaded Web site providing comprehensive advice about U.S. state and Canadian provincial laws as they pertain to nudity. Its Toni

    Egbert Law Library is a valuable source

    of advice for attorneys looking for

    Now well into 21st century, TNS acknowl- information on court cases of interest to

    edges that naturists and non-naturists are skinny-dippers. NAC’s blog is also of use

    becoming cyber-literate and that more and for public discussion on matters pertaining

    more people are looking to the Web for to naturist activism in North America.

    their information and reading diversion.

    This is where TNS stands now. Its

    Although TNS stays a membership orga- members are true—retention rates stay

    nization expressing itself chiefly through near 80 percent—and keep much of the

    the printed word and face to face private volunteer, grassroots heart that helped to

    interaction, TNS and N are reacting to transfer problems of body-independence out of the

    the call for online access.

    Midcentury dark ages of corporate nud

    TNS has kept a Web site since ism. It’s established as the leading advo1996, at http://www.naturistsociety.com. The website cate for naked use on appropriate people

    has been completely re designed sever- lands. Its progressive magazine is a model

    al times, featuring access to N articles, and benchmark for many naturist publicaNetwork contacts, Assembly and Festival tions.

    Knickers! I sat there nude for a min. or two then , NAC Alerts, and an on-line

    sies, The Naturist Society moves ahead in