There is a saying about never saying "Never"


This photo was taken on June 28, 2018 at 8:15 AM.

The location was in the City Center section of Washington DC.

The "Take It!" came from many months of trying to catch this Truck as it made its way as a part of the fleet of other Trash Trucks which serve the city (it is important to note right here - that is the only one I have seen out of the many which is painted in vivid Pink).

I have no idea if there is a symbolism attached to the paint color of the truck, and in the emerging world of it all - it should make no difference if the cause is to blend in.  

Oddly enough there is a trend emerging which has Trash Trucks being given a new level of attention from a maintenence standpoint. I believe most are now washed on a very regular basis - and are taking on a growing new level of respect.  

The After Take: Having come to this city with the intent of being here for just a few years - I now have passed my thirtieth year of residence and have watched it transition from a Nation's Capital that no one came to on the weekends - to one that is filled with visitors from all over the world on every day of the week. I believe the overwhelming majority leave having had a memorable and enjoyable experience. 

Our public spaces and streets are well used for regular traffic and special events (which are in abundance with the better weather).

I think I have extended an invitation to make a visit to our Capital before, but if I have not, I encourage you to come here for there is seemingly something for everyone. Who knows - you might just see a pink garbage truck which seems to be issuing a proud welcome as it goes about its work.

Best wishes,


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Comments: 6
  • #1

    Jim (Sunday, 22 July 2018 21:29)

    One word: Bitchin!

  • #2

    Sally (Sunday, 22 July 2018 21:30)

    Our daughter went nuts for this. Pink is her favorite color. She has now asked me four times if we can "make our car pink too."

  • #3

    Gabe (Sunday, 22 July 2018 21:31)

    This reminds me of that tv show hosted by Xzibit that used to come on called Pimp My Ride.

  • #4

    SF1967 (Sunday, 22 July 2018 21:32)

    Well I suppose if you want your garbage truck to stand out that's one way to go about it.

  • #5

    Teri (Sunday, 22 July 2018 21:33)

    We used to have a guy that did dump hauling in our neighborhood. His truck was neon green with racing stripes on it. This picture reminds me of him.

  • #6

    MHampy (Sunday, 22 July 2018 21:34)

    Oh I love it! I'd personally never do anything like that to my car but it sure is fun looking!