McKinney, Texas: Beautiful downtown McKinney

Everyone in Australia asked us what “home” was like. I told our friend Ken that McKinney was a small town, just 190,000 people, and he damn near choked. That’s a big city by Aussie standards. Jamie and I were having cool, refreshing beverages outside a downtown restaurant the other day when the man who gets the credit for revitalizing downtown McKinney came walking past. We’ve lived here six years and I’ve seen him walking around “his” downtown a thousand times but have never spoken to him before. I called out his name. I think he was surprised to hear a stranger call out to him. I shook his hand, introduced Jamie and myself, and thanked him for creating this wonderful little downtown. McKinny was a … Continue reading McKinney, Texas: Beautiful downtown McKinney