by John Aldrich
Nothing was going to keep the spring food delivery from reaching the warehouse this morning. A strong winter storm front was forecast for the Salt Lake Valley, and it arrived pretty much on schedule. But we were ready. C.J. Robb had carefully ordered all the food and planned the logistics, while Boyd Mitchell rented a big Penske truck to move it all from Walmart to the warehouse.
The storm front blew in shortly after the first truckload arrived.
Manpower is always a prized commodity on these delivery days, and today we had plenty of it. Once the pallets of food are offloaded from the truck they must be moved into the warehouse and the cartons of food moved from the pallets to their places along the wall. There is lots of lifting involved with many of the items being quite heavy.
But the Granger High School football team came to the rescue and provided all the manpower we needed for this task.
Sam offered this service opportunity to his football players as a purely optional activity, and this group of fine young men stepped up to help.
And behind it all, of course, was the ever-unflappable C.J..