It's been 7 days since we celebrated Independence Day, and Lubbock is still popping off fireworks like nobody's business. High gas prices couldn't stop our town from buying every single explosive thing they could get their hands on, cuz 'MERICA!

The 4th of July was clearly not long enough for us, and now everyone at home gets to play a riveting game of 'Gunshots or Fireworks?' each night while they lie in bed. It's just one of the many things that makes Lubbock a fantastic place to live...

Our violent crime rates are pretty insane right now. It seems like nearly every day, someone, somewhere in town shoots someone else. Not cool. What's even less cool, is trying to decide if your neighbor is being murdered or just enjoying a leftover firework show in their backyard.

I don't want to be a crotchety neighbor. Just because I live alone with my cats doesn't mean I don't like to party, but come on, dudes.

As of 6 days ago, there were 104 grass fires in Lubbock County. That's a crapload, and I'm willing to bet there have been even more than that since then. If you have a ton of fireworks left over, I have some ideas for where you can put them. Most of my ideas are slightly vulgar. I'll let you figure out what they are. It can be a new game.

But hey, if you just have to set those extra fireworks off, please try to do it somewhere that won't totally freak people out and catch stuff on fire. Dogs, cats, sleeping babies and your weird neighbor down the street would really appreciate it.

That's all. Carry on, you heathens.

This Florida Man Can't Handle All the Texas of the Panhandle

Shhhh...keep yer voice down low! You don't want to scare the little bloke off.

Stay close and keep quiet as we take an incredible journey: following a YouTuber from Florida, The Daily Woo, as he makes his way across the rugged Texas Panhandle landscape.

Yo won't believe what catches this big bloke's fancy!

Teeny Tiny Towns of the Texas Panhandle

Don't blink! You just might miss these TINY towns that are dotted around the Texas Panhandle.

Some of these are unincorporated communities and some of these are just plain ol' small!

Either way, these teensy weensy tiny towns and their populations will make you say "wow" (and maybe even squint and say "that's all!?"). Check them out:

Beautiful and Unique Airbnbs of the Texas Panhandle

The Texas panhandle is home to several unique and beautiful Airbnbs located near downtown Amarillo, Palo Duro Canyon, and even The Big Texan.