The discount, discounted
I love fireworks stands. Especially just after the fireworks season* has ended, when there are amended signs, tattered banners, and other assorted things scattered around.
*In Texas, the season is New Years, Memorial Day, and July 4. Unless there’s a drought – the fire danger outweighs fireworks.
If you like compound words, you’ll just LOVE this place: the Shallowater Trustworthy Hardware store. And, as a bonus, it’s just across the road from the Goodpasture grain elevator.
The town is named Shallowater. The town-namers were pragmatic folk; in addition to Shallowater, we’ve got Plainview, Levelland, Brownfield, Littlefield. Of course, there are also several Lakeviews, none of which do; so I guess some of them were wistful instead.