A rare midweek pause in my busy schedule found me in a distillery/bar in the industrial section of South Minneapolis:
Cue Lush Life by Billy Strayhorn:
There was quite an extensive menu of bizarre cocktails, I had the Life is a Scream, with rum, orange bitters, cream and numerous other sweet and savory delights. It was served with a real scream:
The evening’s theme was macabre art, as furnished by Caitlin Karolczak and Stef LM:
The friendly staff belied the grim atmosphere:
Afterwards I drove home to the dulcet tones of the Sigur Rós ( ) album. It isn’t my favorite, but it somehow suited my alcohol-fueled mood of quiet despair.