Not bathing is a thing with young people now?

george tennant jr

New to the site!
Joined
Jan 20, 2021
Messages
3
Reaction score
0
Location
lexington Ky
my wife grew up like that in Eastern Kentucky ,her mom and dad , got water out of a creek and washed in a pan, and dumped creek water into a wringer washer to wash clothes .And of course used an outhouse ,till they died in her 2001 and him in 2009 at 69 year old ,he never had running water his whole life
 

Roadking Larry

Sharpshooter
Special Hen Supporter
Joined
Dec 17, 2007
Messages
5,644
Reaction score
406
Location
Secret bunker in an undisclosed location.
My baseline is to shower once a day. In the Summer or if I'm doing stuff that gets me dirty like mowing or such might be twice a day.
On rare occasion if I'm sitting on my butt all day and not working up a sweat I may go 36 hours and very infrequently 48 but again, that's cool weather with no serious exertion
The first submarine I served on was a another story. We regularly had fresh water issues and there were times I went 3-4 weeks between showers. "Bird bath" in a sink was the best we could do.
 

dlbleak

Sharpshooter
Staff Member
Special Hen Administrator Moderator Supporter
Joined
Mar 15, 2009
Messages
15,212
Reaction score
11,268
Location
edmond
my wife grew up like that in Eastern Kentucky ,her mom and dad , got water out of a creek and washed in a pan, and dumped creek water into a wringer washer to wash clothes .And of course used an outhouse ,till they died in her 2001 and him in 2009 at 69 year old ,he never had running water his whole life
Welcome aboard George! I remember using the outhouse at my aunts house as a kid. I was a teenager when my mom announced that aunt Ida had got plumbing in her house. I guess I need to quit griping that the water doesn’t get hot fast enough in the kitchen.
 

Lee Beaittie

Sharpshooter
Special Hen
Joined
Jan 28, 2021
Messages
208
Reaction score
290
Location
FAR SE OKC
My baseline is to shower once a day. In the Summer or if I'm doing stuff that gets me dirty like mowing or such might be twice a day.
On rare occasion if I'm sitting on my butt all day and not working up a sweat I may go 36 hours and very infrequently 48 but again, that's cool weather with no serious exertion
The first submarine I served on was a another story. We regularly had fresh water issues and there were times I went 3-4 weeks between showers. "Bird bath" in a sink was the best we could do.
I always called it a whore bath..lol
 
Top Bottom