My Thanksgiving Day here by myself was very quiet. Instead of being in Madrid or Sacramento with one of my daughters, I was home alone. We talked via WhatsApp, which I enjoyed and appreciated.
It’s a strange Thanksgiving this year, sitting at home by myself eating my turkey dinner rather than being in Madrid or Sacramento with one of my daughters. However, by staying home, I’m increasing the changes that I’ll be alive next summer to visit them.
Don't travel for Thanksgiving, officials advise, but if you're traveling anyway, here are the safest states
Families often gather for Thanksgiving, but this year, due to the pandemic, things are different. In order to minimize virus transmission and promote safety, families and friends should choose smaller, separate dinners connected by video calls, whether by choice or because of state regulations.
The pandemic is really changing things for Thanksgiving this week. I gave up in March any idea of going to Madrid or Sacramento where my daughters live with their families for the holidays. My hope is we can visit next year.
The holidays may be different during the pandemic because family gatherings may be smaller or people may be visiting virtually. However, it’s still important to protect yourself from possible dangers associated with holiday trees, candles, cooking fires, and unsafe toys.
With the pandemic, many local holiday markets and craft fairs have moved online. Scammers are creating phony copycat events that charge for admission and steal your credit card information.
Our governor, Jay Inslee, shut down many of Washington state’s activities again Monday to try to slow the spread of the coronavirus. One of the recommendations? Cancel Thanksgiving plans.
YETI is recalling about 241,500 Rambler 20 oz. travel mugs with stronghold lids. The magnet slider on the lids can eject, spilling out hot contents that pose injury and burn hazards. The firm has received two reports of the magnetic slider being ejected. No injuries have been reported.
Consumer and public health groups are asking for a warning statement on alcoholic beverages to increase consumer awareness of the link between alcohol and cancer. They urge the federal government to begin a process to amend the warning statement on labels.
About 22 million more people are having nightmares about money problems this year than last year, and about 13 million more people are scared about their kids’ financial future. A survey also found that 39 percent of people aren't celebrating Halloween this year due to covid-19 and 85 percent plan to spend less this year than last year.