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Letters Recent medical research is suggesting our efforts at making everything germ-free is weakening our immune systems.

I’ve doctors to endorse it they’re filming it in Spain I’m told the weather’s perfect there for easing moral pain.

My grandmother believed that every kid should eat at least a pound of dirt! However, the Pharmaceutical and cosmetics industries tell us we should be 99.9% germ-free and If we clean up our acts we should live long enough to have most of our body parts replaced with stainless steel and plastics.

A talk show lady called me up to say she’d read my book She really loved my theories and asked if I could cook.

Grandma’s generation related a wealth of home recipes aimed at curing everything but poor judgment and the advice continues. Just the other day I met a fellow who assured me he had the next and best solution. This is how he explained it: “I’ve found the perfect medicine to cures the world’s ills I make it in my bathtub I’m selling it as pills.

I have an elocution pro a fitness trainer too A silver-grey Mercedes and a lady I call...Lou. My wife lives in Muskoka the kids are all at Queen’s Our penthouse? It’s in Yorkville and there, I wear my jeans. My lawyers say “so far so good” it seems nobody’s died My publicist says not to fret “Sit back – enjoy the ride.”

Due to the success of their recent Golf Tournament, the Tamworth and District Lions Club was able to make a $10,000 dollar donation to the Lennox & Addington Hospital Foundation in support of the purchase of a CT Scan for Napanee Hospital.

— John Sherbino, Immunized by Desert Lake

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The local over 55 women’s hockey team (aka the Bucketlisters) is going to New Brunswick in August to compete in the Canada 55+ Games. The team members are: Faun Bank, Joanne Brown, Marla Chadwick, Susan Clancy, Marion Clow, Cathy Gaebel, Christine Heal, Tammy McDonald, Dawn McGregor, Lisa Myles, Barb Pogue, Janie Ryan, Barb Way (unable to attend) Patricia Weese, Patti Ann Whalen, Karen Whiteman, Elaine Wilson (unable to attend) and Kathy Wood. The Canada 55+ Games span a wide range of physical and mental challenges – from slow-pitch and curling to contract bridge and darts. These events bring together amateur competitors who participate for the sheer joy of competition, for the opportunity to visit other parts of Canada and of course, for the fun social fellowship. Good luck to the team!

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The SCOOP // August / September 2018  

The SCOOP is an independent community newsmagazine. Since 2005, we have been covering rural life in the Ontario area north of the 401 and so...

The SCOOP // August / September 2018  

The SCOOP is an independent community newsmagazine. Since 2005, we have been covering rural life in the Ontario area north of the 401 and so...