Diesel Love Stories

20 years of tales, triumphs, tidbits and tragedy, as shared by you.

Certain Something Special Had Begun May 28, 1999, the day before diesel first opened its doors was my 23rd birthday. I spent it helping to tackle the endless to-do list Tucker had carefully written out on a massive sheet of butcher paper. As I tightened bolts on the small round tables and arranged cups in …

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Pure Gratitude I’ve written so many editions of this love story, since I seem to have so many love stories to share. But the overarching similarity between them all is pure gratitude.  I moved to Boston fresh out of college, and like so many who wandered through, I had no idea what I wanted to …

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Power Outage in the 90’s I have fond memories of Diesel being a haven when we used to live in Davis.  One night we lost power in our house, so we walked around the neighborhood and came upon Diesel open — we played pool and probably drank tea, and had a grand old time.Love Diesel …

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Back For More… I’m one of the “back for more” employees! Worked there in 2000? 2001? Moved away and then when I moved back and went to grad school (with Russo!) worked there again around 2005-2006? Those shifts at Diesel were not only a needed antidote to the stress of thesis-writing and social work internships, …

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