A presentation of articles from previous issues of The Bottom Line

"What spirit is so empty and blind, that it cannot recognize that the foot is more noble than the shoe, and skin more beautiful than the garment with which it is clothed?"

— Michaelangelo

The current issue of The Bottom Line is only available to members and subscribers. The links below are to back issues, most recent first.

NOTE

Dates, addresses and phone numbers in back issues may no longer be correct.
  • Volume 11, #2 (opens in a new window)
    • Sports Club Parties Begin
    • Bare Buns Needs your help
    • Decent Exposure
    • Letter to the Editor of Nude 'n' Natural
    • Editorial
    • Annual meeting
    • Bare Necessities Caribbean Cruise
    • Notes and Quotes From Here and There
  • Volume 10, #1 (opens in a new window)
    • Our Hats are off to...Tina Lipscomb
    • Additions to Rec Center (formerly known as Sports Club) parties
    • House Parties: Superbowl, Chinese New Year, Mardi Gras, Family Games, Cinco de Mayo
    • Memorial Weekend Camping Trip
    • Web Site Improvements
    • Keeping Abreast (Activities Calendar)
  • Volume 9, #3 (opens in a new window)
    • Our Hats Are Off To...Joanne Phillips and Phil Greene
    • Bay Sailing
    • Annual Nudists' Clothing Drive
    • House Parties: Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas / Hanukkah
    • Shirts for Nudists
    • Keeping Abreast (Activities Calendar)
  • Volume 9, #2 (opens in a new window)
    • Memorial Weekend at a Nude Beach
    • People Without Pockets
    • Fairfax Fair
    • Well-Dressed Nudists
    • Maryland Parties
    • Chesapeake Bay Sailing
    • Keeping Abreast (Activities Calendar)
  • Volume 9, #1 (opens in a new window)
    • WashingtonPost.com Features Bare Buns
    • Midwinter Cruise to Mexico
    • Keeping Abreast (Activities Calendar)
  • Volume 8, #3 (opens in a new window)
    • Sports Club Parties Resume
    • Farewell to Summer
    • Our Hats are off to...Kerry, Renae and Donna Myers
    • New Years' Getaway
    • Keeping Abreast (Activities Calendar)
  • Volume 8, #2 (opens in a new window)
    • Five Saturdays of Sailing
    • The Beach at Higbee (No longer legal, please don't go there)
    • Our Hats are off to...Kristen Gregory
    • Strip Search (Comic Strips)
    • Keeping Abreast (Activities Calendar)
  • Volume 8, #1 (opens in a new window)
    • Bare Buns as Featured Members of Central Fairfax Chamber of Commerce
    • Marriage Proposal at Bare Buns' Christmas / Hanukkah Party
    • Our Hats are off to...Mike and Linda Bryan
    • Keeping Abreast (Activities Calendar)
  • Volume 7, #3 (opens in a new window)
    • Sports Club Parties
    • Make A Difference Day
    • House Parties
    • Party Hosts Needed
    • Chamber of Commerce Participation
    • Strip Search™ (comic strips, articles, quotes that have to do with nudity, body acceptance or body image)
    • Keeping Abreast™ (Activities Calendar)
  • Volume 7, #2 (opens in a new window)
    • Sailing on the Bay
    • Salute the Summer, Solstice Style
    • House Parties Planned
    • Keeping Abreast™ (Activities Calendar)
    • BARE BUNS is on the Net!
    • National Nude Weekend Bare Buns' annual Canuding Trip
    • AU NATURAL A reprint from New Woman magazine
  • Volume 7, #1 (opens in a new window)
    • Our Hats are Off To . . . Keith, Sally and CJ Watt
    • Keeping Abreast™ (Activities Calendar)
    • Strip Search™ Miss Manners on Nudity vs. Sexuality
  • Volume 6, #4 (opens in a new window)
    • Fun at the Fair - a Fairfax Journal Reprint
    • Sports Club Parties
    • Potluck / Cookout / Hot Tub Party
    • September Sailing
    • Make a Difference Day
    • Keeping Abreast™ (Activities Calendar)
  • Volume 6, #3 (opens in a new window)
    • Super Bowl XXX - Bare Extravaganza - a reprint from the Connection newspapers
    • You can go Sailing with Bare Buns on the Chesapeake Bay
    • Our Hats are Off to . . . Kurt and Patty Walters and family
    • Keeping Abreast™ (Activities Calendar)
    • BARE BUNS Labor Day at Avalon
    • Bare Necessities Cruise
  • Volume 6, #2 (opens in a new window)
    • Memorial Weekend at Maheso
    • American Heart Association welcomes Nudists' support
    • Volunteers will win prizes at Fairfax Fair
    • Take Me Out to the Ball Game!
    • Keeping Abreast™ (Activities Calendar)
  • Volume 6, #1 (opens in a new window)
    • New Health Club Agreement
  • Volume 5, #4 (opens in a new window)
    • Richmond Times-Dispatch story about Bare Buns
    • Miss Manners gives suggestions on Nude Living
    • Sports Club Parties Scheduled
    • Seth Warner of WMZQ on Navel Operations
    • Nudists' Clothing Drive
    • Nude News reprints from Around the World
  • Volume 5, #3 (opens in a new window)
    • Volunteer Helpers at Fairfax Fair win Vacations
    • Bare Buns returns to Avalon
    • Canuding
    • Sailing Trips
    • Keeping Abreast™ (Activities Calendar)
    • GarbAge amusing media items concerning nudity or body image
  • Volume 5, #2 (opens in a new window)
    • Potomac News Feature article about Bare Buns
    • Line Dance Lessons at the New Moon Saloon™
    • April Fools' Games
    • Sleeveless In Seattle™ movie night
    • Memorial Weekend at Avalon
    • Our Hats are Off To . . . Doug and Ann Williams
    • GarbAge — amusing ideas from the clothes compulsive world
  • Volume 5, #1 (opens in a new window)
    • Journal Messenger Feature Article about Bare Buns
    • An ill-informed anti-nudist Letter to the Editor, and a very rational rebuttal to it
    • Nudist Magician at a health club Party
    • Keeping Abreast™ (Activities Calendar)
    • Ballroom Dance
    • UNO party
    • Tony Wassel memorialized
    • GarbAge —amusing ideas from the clothes compulsive world
    • Our Hats are Off To . . . Carolyn Widman and Andy Burns
  • Volume 4, #4 (opens in a new window)
    • Northern Virginia Sun Gazette Article about Bare Buns
    • Bare Buns publishes a new newsletter "For Members Only"
    • Bare Buns participates in the Fairfax Fair
    • A new promotional plan — First-Timers' Discount
  • Volume 4, #3 (opens in a new window)
    • The Washington Post Feature Article about Bare Buns
    • Bare Buns volunteers to help Easter Seals' Outdoor Concert Series
    • Keeping Abreast™ (Activities Calendar)
    • Memorial Weekend at the Beach
    • Volleyball Match at White Tail Park
    • Canuding in West Virginia
    • Bare Buns Representative Participate in Club Managers' Conference
  • Volume 4, #2 (opens in a new window)
    • Bare Necessities Caribbean Clothes-Free Cruise
    • Really Good News regarding our Health Club Parties
    • Decent Exposure — media coverage of Bare Buns
    • Dear Abby publishes a letter from Bare Buns
    • Sushi party
    • Keeping Abreast™ (Activities Calendar)
  • Volume 4, #1 (opens in a new window)
    • Toys for Tots
    • Maryland Health Club Parties
    • Bare Buns Clothing Drive
    • Atlantic Coast Nude Volleyball League
    • Legislation and Luck — getting a proposed anti-nudity law rewritten to allow legitimate nudism
    • Chocolate Lovers' Festival
    • Imitation is Flattery — an ad agency is using "The Bottom Line" to promote themselves, and our curvy-lined logo, and it's pink!
  • Volume 3, #7 (opens in a new window)
    • Sports Club Party news
    • Free Country Dance Lessons
    • Keeping Abreast™ (Activities Calendar)
    • Bare Buns participates in another Kidney Foundation Chili Cookoff
    • Informational Flyer introduced — "About Bare Buns"
    • Christmas Caroling
    • Ballroom Dance
  • Volume 3, #6 (opens in a new window)
    • Health Club Parties expand into Maryland
    • Football Party
    • Election Day
    • Win a Vacation at Cypress Cove
    • Keeping Abreast™ (Activities Calendar)
  • Volume 3, #5 (opens in a new window)
    • Chili Cookoff in Alexandria
    • Columbus Day Weekend at White Tail Park
    • Take Pride in America Day
    • Decent Exposure
    • Keeping Abreast™ (Activities Calendar)
    • North American Guide to Nude Recreation
  • Volume 3, #4 (opens in a new window)
    • BIG Money
    • Bare Facts About Nudism™ Classes
    • Keeping Abreast™ (Activities Calendar)
    • Chamber of Commerce
    • Decent Exposure
    • Canuding Day
  • Volume 3, #3 (opens in a new window)
    • "No Swimming" Party News
    • Memorial Weekend at the Beach
    • Defending Your Right to Bare Arms
    • Keeping Abreast™ (Activities Calendar)
    • Decent Exposure — reprint of an article about Bare Buns from Sports
    • Focus Magazine
  • Volume 3, #2 (opens in a new window)
    • Bare Buns joins the American Sunbathing Association
    • Child Care, Tanning Beds, Tennis Round Robin added to Parties
    • All-You-Can-Eat Sushi
    • Keeping Abreast™ (Activities Calendar)
    • New Orleans Jazz Fest and Brunch
  • Volume 3, #1 (opens in a new window)
    • "No Swimming" Party News
    • Come to our Inaugural Ball
    • Ballroom Dance Party
    • Decent Exposure
    • Keeping Abreast™ (Activities Calendar)
  • Volume 2, #5 (opens in a new window)
    • December Health Club Party
    • Bare Buns' annual Clothing Drive
    • Ballroom Dance Party
    • Keeping Abreast™ (Activities Calendar)
    • Country Dance Night
    • Christmas Caroling
    • Bare Buns presents classes at Northern Virginia Community College
    • Bare Essentials™
  • Volume 2, #4 (opens in a new window)
    • "No Swimming" Parties
    • Ninety New Members in Membership Drive
    • Keeping Abreast™ (Activities Calendar)
    • Caribbean Getaway
    • Country Dance Lessons
    • Nude Skiing
    • Jamaica Villas Vacation
    • Houseboating in Arizona / Nevada
    • International Naturist Federation acknowledges Bare Buns' participation
    • in Clothing Drive for Croatian War Victims
  • Volume 2, #3 (opens in a new window)
    • Superbowl of Nude Volleyball
    • Membership Drive will end early
    • American Sunbathing Association begins a Speakers Bureau —two of three
    • Virginians are Members of Bare Buns
    • Keeping Abreast™ (Activities Calendar)
    • Nude Beach at Sandy Hook adds Signage and Lifeguards
    • Party Hosts Needed
  • Volume 2, #2 (opens in a new window)
    • National Nude Weekend at Avalon
    • Superbowl of Nude Volleyball
    • Bare Buns Membership Drive
    • Bare Buns Spearheads Clothing Drive for Croatian War Refugees
  • Volume 2, #1 (opens in a new window)
    • Bare Buns has reserved an entire Jamaican Hotel
  • Volume 1, #3 (opens in a new window)
    • Superbowl of Nude Volleyball
  • Volume 1, #1 (opens in a new window)
    • Announcing the Formation of a new Nudist Club — the forerunner to Bare
    • Buns Family Nudist Club

 
Last updated: November 3, 2003
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