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A big thanks
My wife, Susan, joined Costco in the ’80s
while employed with Freddie Mac in the D.C./
Virginia area. Costco never disappoints us
with product quality and support over the
many years as members. We always enjoy
Costco’s monthly magazine and look forward
to every issue.
I am a U.S. Navy veteran/Vietnam
WestPac 69, disabled, and am especially
appreciative of your recognition of all veterans and attention to scams (“21-scam salute,”
Many thanks for all Costco does and to
you who work diligently to prepare a magazine worth reading. Keep up your good work
and dedication to your [members].
—Mike and Mary-Susan Haidon, Jupiter, Florida
Great article in the November 2018 issue,
“Site seeing” by Peter Greenberg. He o;ered
good tips on staying at Disney resorts, but
one great place was left out. For those with a
camper or who rent a camper, the Campsites
at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort includes
all the perks of the hotel resorts but o;ers
outdoor activities and freedom for young kids
and people who like a little more quiet time
while on vacation.
—Michelle Walton, Glen Allen, Virginia
Reduce, reuse, repeat
I was surprised by the piece I read about
garbage and recycling on your December
This Month page [“Wrapping paper disposal”].
I use the wired ribbon from Costco to tie
bows on my gifts. (Online tutorials are far too
complicated. Tie a bow.) Each year, it’s simple
to roll up used ribbon for use another time.
And we have always written the date on our
gift tags. These are also saved and often
reused. It’s charming to get a gift from my
adult son with a tag in his pre-K handwriting.
And we seldom throw a good box away. All
sturdy boxes are kept on a high shelf to be
used next year.
My husband’s parents survived the Great
Depression, and mine survived World War II in
Europe. We aren’t nearly as careful as they
were, but we are well trained to see opportunities to reuse before we recycle.
—Audrey Bennett, Bellevue, Washington
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