Shrimp, glorious shrimp!
Since I was meeting a gal-pal for lunch at divey Chinese restaurant Wahsun, it seemed like a good moment to take a closer look at the surrounding neighborhood. Although I’ve been to the Bookmans over there many times, it’s never occurred to me to look around: there’s presumably a dimensional rift that transports a person directly from Christown Spectrum Mall to the Bookmans plaza.
It turns out there’s a haunted strip mall.
These excursions require a little Daytrotter, so let’s start with Minnesota’s One for the Team (official site), a sort of jazzy pre-grunge-ish, maybe-a-little-folk, let’s-bang-on-things group that writes about love gone the ways love goes. Extremes of ups and downs turn out to be apt for this neighborhood tour. Hop in the car with me, and let’s go. Read the rest of this entry »