1. We don’t all have accents.
…or wear cowboy hats or ride horses or talk like hicks. We don’t all fit into your Hollywood movie stereotypes. Now if you’ll excuse me, I need to polish off this bottle of cab and finish binge-watching Stranger Things.
2. Yes, it really does take that long to drive across Texas.
Texans do not rely heavily on public transport. Sure, the bus system is up and running in many major cities, and DART is expanding across Dallas, but by and large we’re still a state of trucks and SUVs. How else are you supposed to make the nine-hour drive to El Paso?