Paris, Texas: Bonjour, y’all

I was in the paint store the other day and the kid behind the counter had such a thick accent that I said, “You gotta be from east Texas.” ”Yes, sir,” he said. “Paris, Texas.” It’s only about 80 miles northeast of McKinney, but all I knew about Paris, Texas is that there was a 1984 movie of the same name. It starred Harry Dean Stanton, Nastassja Kinski, and Dean Stockwell. ”How big is Paris?” I asked. ”About twenty-five thousand people, sir.” ”And what is there to do in Paris?” ”Well, sir, we have the world’s second tallest Eiffel Tower but it’s better than the original because ours has a red cowboy hat on top. And we also have BurgerLand, which makes the world’s best … Continue reading Paris, Texas: Bonjour, y’all