My Trip to Washington D.C. with All American Owner Lawson Nickol:

April 03, 2012 1 min read

Day 1: March 26, 2012
7:00 AM:
  • Departed from All American headquarters.
7:00 AM - 12:00 noon:
  • Talked potential business ideas with Lawson on the way.
  • At the half way point. Stopped at a small diner for lunch to support small business America. Enjoyed a nice pizza sandwich and lunch with Lawson.
12:45 PM:
  • Back on the road again—it was my turn to drive.
  • Fell in love with a Ford F 150.
  • Enjoyed driving through the hills of West Virginia.
  • Caught a glimpse of Antietam and Gettysburg battle grounds—very cool!
5:00 PM:
  • Arrived in Washington D.C.
  • Got lost—
  • Didn’t fall in love with Washington D.C. rush hour traffic…
6:00 PM
  •  Finally Found Hotel
  • Checked in
7:00 PM
  • Dinner with Roger Simmermaker, officer of the Buy American Projectand author of How Americans can Buy American. Mr. Simmermaker is also an avid speaker and supporter of American Made Manufacturing—and a very nice guy.
  • Enjoyed dinner at Brasas rotisserie & Grill.
  • Talked about upcoming day at the Conference on the Renaissance of American Manufacturing.
9:00 PM
  • Back to hotel
  • Planned out the next day.
  • Did some work until falling asleep.

Thanks for checking in! Stay tuned for day 2 about my first glimpse of all the monuments and landmarks in the city! There were a few surprises for someone who had never been to Washington D.C. before.
Have an All American Day!
All American Clothing Co.

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