March 26, 2003
Well, as our time with Rubi is beginning to wind down, the last
couple days have been straight-up driving back and forth to the
office. Today, I went out to shoot a few more glam shots of ol'
main stop was to Sloss
Furnaces. Birmingham was pretty much built because of Sloss.
The old steel mill is the stuff of legend around here. Stories of
toil, blood, sweat, and death surround Sloss. It's a pretty neat
place to visit! During my visit today, I got stuck in the parking
lot - boxed in by a train. So I got to spend a little more time
with the Jeep. I even got a chance to fire up the air conditioning,
which I must say, rocks.
It's also interesting how for the whole
time I've had the Rubicon, I kept thinking how much the color sticks
out like a sore thumb. Then, today, while out shooting pics, I noticed
how it began to blend in with its surroundings more. Quite odd,
Anyway, just another day or two before
Rubi's real owners come and pick her up. I've grown used to her
quirky stereo and her flaky transmission. I've learned her weird
noises and even how to spin her rear end out in traffic. But what
I also learned, was just how cool it is to drive the best-built
Jeep Toledo has ever turned out.