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