Saturday, August 19, 2006

Because You Never Know When You're Going To Need A Roman Candle

I just passed a twenty-four hour fireworks stand in Tennessee. Now I know it's the South, and people in the South have numerous quirks that cannot be understood by the majority of people in not only the country, but the world; but selling fireworks around the clock? Is that really necessary?

I have never found myself sitting around with friends, enjoying a late night latte or watching a movie from Blockbuster, when all of sudden I blurted out, "Hey! You know what would be really cool right now?? Fireworks! You know, a few sparklers, maybe a rocket or two and oh yeah, how about that kind that sprays out in a really cool burst of color??"

Not gonna happen.

But in the South, Bubba would be the first one to pop the top of his Budweiser and declare that he needed a Roman Candle to go along with it.

"...and daggum, isn't that thar fireworks stand in Woodchuck County open twenty four hours a day???"


Twisted Cinderella said...

LOL! Now there is a store i can't see having a lot of middle of the night business! LOL

Ridic! said...

It's almost like the 24 hour Apple store in Manhattan. Okay, it's not like that at all. But seriously, just, why? And who do they get to actually work at these places at 4:30 a.m.?