... that time within society, especially within the university community.
As young hopeful, sometimes naive citizens of the time, we had both made recent radical changes to our lifestyle by 1970. But, I will admit that my wife made the most major changes. With a strict Midwest Methodist upbringing, she accomplished the standard marriage and the birth of a female child, all by 1968. Then a sprint of changes occurred.
Perhaps the music, the expanding type drugs (rather than the downer types popular now), the promotion of women’s rights, the pill, heck, even landing on the moon, anything and everything contributed to our experimentation. But the rebound of my woman, regaining and surpassing her pre-child birth body with intense exercise, was remarkable. To say I had pride is not sufficient. With her own physical and mental changes came the opening to try some new things.
The above is a photo of her, late in 1968.
We were not looking for anything risque at all during that time. It was matter of fact, when my cousin’s campus dorm, and a promoting fraternity, came up with a kegger - mixer where the possible recruits would be entertained by booze, music and beyond. The hope for...