Danny Gwishtner of Tampa has drawn the ire of his Town and Country neighbors for setting off fireworks in his backyard on Thanksgiving for some reason.
“I couldn’t figure out what the hell he was doing”, said Kevin Hormuz who lives directly next door. “So that was the exact question I asked him: ‘what the hell are you doing, Danny?’ He just looked at me and said, ‘huh?’ Typical Danny.”
The completely legal but unnecessary explosions began between 5:45pm and 6pm, at roughly the start of halftime in the Raiders-Cowboys game.
“It was such a nice day, until he ruined it”, said Marcia Edwards who lives across the street. “We were all just sitting around enjoying a nice peaceful day for a change, which is something we could all use right about now. And then, for no sensible reason whatsoever, backyard fireworks.”
Ed Clidney who lives down the street said Gwishtner does this all the time. “I really wasn’t surprised. Any chance he has to do something stupid and obnoxious, you can bet he will”, he said. “I was aggravated but not surprised.”
His wife Cheryl added, “What I don’t understand is how he always has fireworks. He never runs out! What kind of stockpile does he have in his house? And why?? I sure hope there’s never a fire; the whole neighborhood will be reduced to a smoking crater.”
When asked to comment for the sake of explaining himself, Gwishtner said, “I dunno. Holiday. Pilgrims. America. Patriotism. Whatever. I like fireworks. Get off my property.”