1. The Glendale Galleria/Americana at Brand, Glendale, CA: two malls next door to each other, like children destined to become lovers
  2. Hickory Hollow Mall, Nashville, TN: is it a mall, or a witch's cave with a Hot Topic inside?
  3. Koreatown Galleria, Los Angeles, CA: both acknowledging my culture and creating inner turmoil at how I've reduced it to slightly cheaper Hello Kitty pencils in one fell swoop
  4. Tanger Outlet, Branson, MO: I got lost because I followed the Wayne Newton impersonator
  5. Opry Mills, Nashville, TN: easy to sneak into Dave & Buster's when you're with your church choir