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Lynda Roberts

Branch 142, Dunnville

12 July 2013 - Issue #31

     I love walking in the morning while the dew is still on the ground and enjoy the gardens that are in full bloom and take in the scents of summer.  It’s as plain as the noses on our faces that the job our olfactory organs do, is nothing to sneeze at, even if we can’t see beyond the end of them, stick them in other people’s business or find ourselves being led around by them.   If you’ve ever kissed a newborn’s head you know that special scent that makes adults go all dewy-eyed.  But did you ever think that you might also be able to tell an adult’s age by smell alone?   Well here’s the kicker, researchers have found that age is one of the bits of information that can be communicated through body odour.  To find out more – you have to read Legion Magazine!  I will let you in on a secret; the researchers found that odours from the old-age group were less intense and more pleasant.  I was pleased with the good news.  So, when someone says “it stinks to get older” it’s a good bet they’re not talking about odour, anyway.

     Now if you really want to work up a good age related sweet scented sweat, get practiced up on the links in preparation for our Annual Veterans’ Golf Tournament on Sunday, September 8th, 2013.  Mark your calendars.  There are still a few holes open.

     We hope you are enjoying our monthly Perch dinners and our next one is coming up on Friday, August 2nd.  The 150 Club Dinner is Saturday, August 17th and we will close out the month with our members’ Annual Picnic on Sunday, August 25th at the Edie camp.  Call the Branch 905-774-5942 for details on all our events or log on the Dunnville Legion website.

     So, until we see you at the Johnny Cash Tribute on Saturday, July 27th, I will remind you of the line from “Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood.”  “It’s life Siddda.  You just climb on the beast and ride”.

Lynda Roberts, lynda.roberts243@gmail.com  
Public Relations Officer  
Branch 142, Dunnville