For many people, the winter holidays bring an infectious joy that comes from extra time spent with loved ones and a season dedicated to merry-making and thankfulness. It truly can be the most wonderful time of the year.
Be careful not to let those joyous feelings make you less wary and aware of your surroundings though. Bad things still happen over the holiday season. People steal gifts and break into houses. Poorly attended meals can cause food poisoning. Drunk individuals make the bad decision to get behind the wheel of their car and head out on the same roads that you use.
You wouldn’t turn off your house alarm or eat turkey that had been sitting out overnight. So why [...]