Happy Thanksgiving! I hope you’re enjoying a wonderful holiday wherever you are!
Just a reminder: Zoom is offering free Zooms today to help you enjoy a virtual Thanksgiving with your friends and family.
And for those of you who want to get out of that family Zoom, my cousin Jimmy Kimmel (yes, we’re really cousins but he doesn’t know it) has created a gift to send to your crazy family members. You can thank me (and Jimmy!) later.
As expected, the TSA numbers from yesterday continue to rise and show Americans are not listening to health officials. On Wednesday, November 25, TSA screened 1,070,967 people at checkpoints nationwide. It’s the highest volume since March 16 and only the fourth time passenger throughput has topped one million since that date.
Keep in mind last year 2,602,631 people were screened on Thanksgiving eve so the numbers are still way down from 2019 but they’re way up for last several months. In the last seven days (November 25-19) TSA has screened almost seven million people (6,859,882)! The week prior (November 18-12) TSA screened 5,621,704. No bueno.
New: New Jersey COVID Travel Restrictions
According to the New York Daily News: “People entering New Jersey from states other than New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut and Delaware must now quarantine for 14 days, the new guidance states.”
Thanksgiving Cooking Advice
Southern California Edison (SCE) sent this email to their customers this week and I thought I would share it with you since there’s some great information here:
Unattended cooking is the number one cause of fires year-round, which triple on Thanksgiving Day to an average of 1,630 nationally compared to the 470 on a typical day. Additionally, overused electrical extension cords account for 3,330 fires annually.
To stay safe from cooking fires this Thanksgiving, consider the following precautions:
-Do not leave anything cooking on the stovetop while no one is home or tending the kitchen
-Keep at least one working fire extinguisher in the house
-Make sure all smoke detectors are working
-Replace all frayed or worn electrical cords to prevent potential sparks
-Do not overuse electrical extension cords by connecting them to more extension cords
Quote of the Day: “We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives.” ~ John F. Kennedy
Thank you again for all of the support and I hope you have a Happy Thanksgiving!
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