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Draplin Design Co., North America
September 12, 2004
Trying times in SoCal. Goddammit.
Posted at 10:44 PM

We’ll spare the rant and say this much about it all: There is nothing better than a flight out of Southern California.

Exodus. Thank god, or something, for everywhere else.

And man, completely no love is felt for the Southern Californian Driving Experience…none. This image is titled: “Draplin and Huffman: SoCal Commuters” Lukas Huffman rented a real death nugget of a car to get us out of San Diego and up into Orange County. We both thought we were going to die on those big roads.

Bridges doing what he does best: “Opening His Goddamn Mouth And Lettin’ It Fly.”

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We’d like to give thanks to those who gave us their time down there…Brad, Kass, Nicole, Capozzi, Leigh, Kleckner, Yohan, Kami, Chief, Michaylira, Bridges, Pinksi, Gary, Mark, Baker, Rose, Hilton, Milo, Soli, Nelson, etc. Good people.

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On the player: “Let the night air cool you off….” from “Danko/Manuel” by those Drive By Truckers.

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Got a good eight days to get a Willamette Valley full of design wrapped up. All good stuff. Gonna settle in, get a tall glass of cool water from the tap and power through the projects. When the sun goes down I’ll run off to hang with Whitney. What a gal. Missed her. Come September the 20th, the rig will be readied for an all-out assault on this fine union…my, your, our United States of America. Lookin’ forward to hittin’ the road. 50 big ones all over hell.

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Two more months until the big election. Man, I hope with all my heart that crook is voted out. Enough of this madness. No more.

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The first issue of SNOWBOARD is out. Wow. Way to work, guys. At first hold, just feeling the object in your hands is enough of a reason to crack a big ol’ grin. We did it. We made this thing. Alright guys, issue one is down, now it’s time to find our voice and offer something new for all the riders.

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Glad to be back and hanging with Whitney.

There Are 6 Comments

So you used to work for Snowboarder mag, now you work for Snowboard mag? I’m confused. Did you get your quarterly taxes set up? Sept. 15th, buddy…

Whitney Cale. Lovely.

Posted by: Kurty on 09/13/04 at 9:31 AM

Pretty cute.

Posted by: DaBica on 09/13/04 at 12:35 PM

No matter who you vote for Government wins.

Posted by: AleshireNARCHIST on 09/13/04 at 7:08 PM

Hey Aaron,
Is Snowboard going to be avaible at typical newstands, Borders, etc.? Or is it something we have to order if we want to check it out?

Posted by: Andrew M. on 09/13/04 at 9:31 PM

Yep, it’ll be in Barnes and Nobles, as well as skate shops all over the states.

Posted by: Draplindustries Freelance Relations on 09/13/04 at 10:16 PM

crap! that car cracks me up!

Posted by: annie on 09/14/04 at 4:55 PM