IN THIS ISSUE
33 The case for vacations
Taking time off from work is
essential to your well-being. Really!
By Sally Benford
FOR YOUR HEALTH
64 Outdoor safety
It may not be a jungle out there,
but you still need to be prepared when
heading into the great outdoors.
By Dr. Paul Auerbach
67 Fight ;ight bloat
Avoiding high-altitude gastric distress.
By Suja Natarajan
71 Breathe easy
Asthma and allergies can be
debilitating. Working with your doctor
can help keep symptoms at bay.
By Emily Gurnon
COVER STORY 36
Costco members share their favorite
on-the-road travel experiences.
BY T. FOSTER JONES
Volume 33 Number 5
FOR YOUR TABLE
86 It’s salmon season
For salmon lovers, Copper River salmon
is the highlight of the year. But don’t
overlook the smoked salmon!
By Hana Medina
101 Say “cheesecake”!
Cheesecake has a long and storied
history. Plus, it’s scrumptious.
By Judith Fertig
103 Wine Connection: Spring wines
Springtime is the time for light wines.
By Annette Alvarez-Peters
104 Supplier pro;le: Ruiz Foods
The Ruiz family is a model of diversity,
both in products and in its workplace.
By Christina Guerrero
108 Supplier pro;le: Driscoll’s
A berry supplier for more than 100
years, Driscoll’s keeps innovation
and sustainability at the forefront.
By Will Fi;eld
ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
113 Pennie’s Pick: Leopard at the Door
A novel captures Kenya’s Mau Mau
uprising against British rule.
By Judi Ketteler
117 The Home for Unwanted Girls
A horrifying but true secret from
By Kira Vermond
Plus: Staff book picks, 115.
7 Front End
By Sandy Torrey and
11 Member Comments
Letters from our readers.
15 For Your Business
19 Consumer Connection
By Amanda Horowitz
20 Financial Connection
By Suze Orman
23 Tech Connection
By Marc Saltzman
25 Travel Connection
By Peter Greenberg
30 Informed Debate
Should we return to
148 Member Connection
Every Costco member
has a story.
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