I asked my neighbor Chuck what he had planned for the 4th of July, and he said, "I don't know, but my wife wants a hot dog." Of course, she does! A hot dog craving comes right along with every road trip we'll take this week and every firework we'll see. And there's a reason behind it.
It's been a year since Jason Pierre-Paul of the New York Giants injured his hand in a gruesome fireworks accident, and he's been doing quite a few interviews lately about he dangers of fireworks. Have you seen the pics? They look like something out of the movies. Don't eat first.
Visits to ERs in East Texas will be up this week because of fireworks-related injuries, but you can protect yourself.