[Sca-cooks] Spices: a thought and a question

Gretchen Beck grm at andrew.cmu.edu
Sat May 2 11:51:54 PDT 2009

--On Saturday, May 02, 2009 2:47 PM -0400 lilinah at earthlink.net wrote:

> But unless one has an unusual condition that causes extreme BO or does
> hard physical labor daily, humans really do not need to bathe every
> single day. Heck, in grad school, i had a housemate, a shy gentle soul,
> who bathed THREE times a day - when he got up in the AM, after exercise
> or sports in the afternoon, and before he went to bed (and, no, he was
> not having any particular "exercise" in the night - he was good-looking,
> but shy and very studious). To my way of thinking, the one after exercise
> would have been enough.

I had a college roommate who did this too -- but in her case, bathing was a
stress reliever. I wonder how much the stress factor plays into modern life
(I think it's an explicit factor in a lot of communal and spa bathing).

toodles, margaret

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