Heidi Marie Skinner (Guest Writer)

Heidi Marie Skinner (Guest Writer)

Wednesday, June 16th, 2004 - I’m nervously tapping my foot as I tell my boss I need to take the next two days off for personal reasons. I’d already decided to book a room, rent a car and buy a flight to the Twin Cities without any guarantee I’d see Prince. My boss gave the okay (but if he asked ‘where I’m going’ I’d tell him ‘Nowhere!’)

Maybe it was the thrill of the unknown, flying in from DC without a ticket to the aftershow, arriving in a city I’ve never been, or just knowing I’m visiting t …