In response to the
a good idea?”
NO. Kids need supervision. They are kids!
Carla Rothenthaler Hardy
YES. Too many [parents] never teach their
children to be independent and self-sufficient.
The cover story [“The business of blogging,” August 2015] was highly informative.
Blogging is not mere communication of one’s
ideas to others to initiate a discussion on the
subjects. You have clearly proved that it results
in financial rewards as well.
Never to old to learn
I saw [the] article in The Costco Connection
[“Agent of change,” August 2015]. I have heard
the quote from Edward Everett Hale in several
different forms. Here is another one for your
consideration, from Dr. Bill Bennett, My
Victory Pledge: “I’m too anointed to be disappointed, too blessed to be depressed, too chosen to be frozen, too elected to be rejected, too
inspired to be tired. I have more to shout about
than to pout about. I have more to sing about
than to complain about.” Even us “old” guys
can continue to grow and learn.
Infants and honey
I am writing concerning the article on
honey [“Honey to your health,” August 2015].
The article does not mention the serious concern that infants under the age of 1 cannot
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The recommendation of the Centers for
Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
states: “Numerous studies have shown that
the ingestion of honey is linked with infant
botulism … The CDC [recommends] that
honey not be given to infants younger than 12
months old. It is important that clinicians be
familiar with this risk and should not recommend honey-containing products or supplements or the use of honey as a flavoring agent
for infants in this age group.”
[Regarding the] article on when to keep
your student home [“Too sick for school?”
August 2015]. You left out an important item:
Your child should be fever-free for 24 hours
before [he/she] returns to the classroom.
Sierra Vista, Arizona
Your August 2015 Connection article highlighting the attributes of Kirkland Signature™
Organic Salsa [“Very fine salsa”] missed one
very incredible feature: A 2-tablespoon serving
has only 10 calories! This makes your salsa a
tasty, guiltless treat and is quite a bonus for all
your customers who want to support Costco’s
efforts in providing good, wholesome, flavorful food with no artificial additives.
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