It seems a little bit odd to me just how many corneresque stores can manage to survive in just one area. I currently live about a 3 minute walk from a strip mall (well, maybe it's more L-shaped) which has 3 such stores - 2 local ones and something name-brand. Not only that, but it also has a gas station with a small store. How they all manage to survive surprises me.

That little strip mall also happens to have a chinese takeout restaurant and a pizza place. Tonight's fortune cookie:

The day will come when you have to search no longer