Tuesday, August 25, 2009

In Los Angeles Now, Headed to Atlanta, Ga in the Morning

We arrived in Los Angeles at about 1200 noon today, right on schedule. One we got parked, we had some breakfast, and done some paper and computer work. now, unfortunately, it was time to wash the truck. This is quite the job on a truck of this size, especially if you want it to look right when you are finished. About 4 hours, a lunch break, and about 6 bottles of water later, I was done.

We had a couple of great experiences yesterday with folks looking at and signing the truck. One couple, truck driver's in town for her mother's funeral, stopped us on our way into a restaurant and really liked the design on the truck. They had read it as we drove in and agreed with our mission and the 9-12 project. They were happy to be able to be a part of our mission by signing the truck. Then, after we were loaded, we had to stop for fuel, just down the road from the terminal, and another driver came over just to see what was on the truck. We talked for a bit, his words about the design were I love it, I mean I really love it". He asked about the wrap, and I explained how much vinyl was used and how long it took to install and that Today's Graphics Incorporated, in Dade City, Florida had performed the install. He too was pleased to be a part of it by signing the truck. Pictures of these folks will be posted a bit later.

We took a call from dispatch earlier this afternoon and they had loads to Atlanta, Ga or Kansas CIty, mo. We opted for Atlanta, Ga. Our load is to be ready in the morning at about 0500 eastern time and we will be traveling across I-40 to Memphis, TN the south east on 78 to Birmingham, AL where we will get onto I-20 and travel that straight into Atlanta. We will get on the bypass loop and travel that south to our terminal. Major cities will be Barstow CA, Kingman AZ, Flagstaff AZ, Gallup NM, Albuquerque Nm, Amarillo TX, Oklahoma City OK, Little Rock AR, Memphis TN, Birmingham Al, then straight to Atlanta. Since the loads out of here are seldom on time, I cannot give city times but rest assured, I will update when I know.

We have launched into a couple of apparel stores so that all can show their support of our mission, and the 912 Project. Click here to show your support, or go to www.printfection.com/912truck. For those of you that would rather have a hat or mug you we have another outlet at cafepress.com/912 Truck
Thanks for your support.

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