If it is true, as John Wesley preached, that "cleanliness is next to Godliness," the heavenly prospects of us well-laundered Americans should look as bright as our shirt collars - or our gym socks
, gardening pants, or any of the earthly garb we toss into our state-of-the-art washing machines and douse with high-powered detergents, chlorine bleaches and rub-on laundry boosters.
Invest in shelves--they're essential because they make use of vertical space and help you keep your stinky gym socks
far away from your new sweater (try the expandable shelves from Lockermate, $15, amazon.
Still, you got a sense of the man, particularly as seen in an untitled photocollage from 1983, a double self-portrait that formally resembles David Hackney's cubistic experiments in the medium, McDowell juxtaposes two nearly identical images of himself shot from above on a bed, wearing only a striped sailor shirt, dirty gym socks
, and handcuffs.
In this case, you recognize the odor as coming from roses and not someone's moldy gym socks
In 1962, student writing had all the sophistication of gym socks