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A New Way To Get Clean

So it turns out that Jon and I REALLY like to be clean. In fact, I have learned that I will die if I don't shave my legs everyday. DIE.

Yesterday, we cleaned ourselves with a combo of bucket and solar shower in the Los Padres NF (National Forest); we were moderately successful except for when I dropped the bar of soap in the dirt. Jon LOVED that.


Today required a different solution, however, since we didn't think that Walmart would appreciate that sort of distraction in their parking lot.


Taking some great reader advice, we decided to try out the offerings of the Carpinteria, CA community pool. Turns out they discount their normal entrance fee of $5.50 to $2 for people like us who only want to take a shower. Score!



They had open showers so Jon decided to be THAT GUY who showered naked amongst the bathing suit clad masses who were just rinsing off before and after swimming. I was a little more modest and showered in the disabled shower using my towel as a curtain.


So here we sit now, clean and happy, in the community pool parking lot, borrowing some free internet from a kind Carpinterian and enjoying a moment that does not involve finding a place to cook, shit or sleep. It's the little things, right? We may not always have everything under control but we're working on it.

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