Category Archives: 75

Is This Normal?

I saw the woman scanning the seats on the #75 as she boarded. It was 6:35pm on a weekday, the bus crowded with commuters and high schoolers, so if she was seeking an empty row, all she found was disappointment. … Continue reading

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Here’s My Card

I wear glasses . . . except I don’t actually wear my glasses. They fine tune my vision, but things within 10 feet are mostly clear without them, so I don’t wear them. What this means on the bus is … Continue reading

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SAFETY AND COMFORT

I was riding the 75 northbound, north of Sandy Boulevard around 8:30 on a weekday evening. Three or four other riders were scattered around the bus. A group of high school kids got on. Some of them sat in front, … Continue reading

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Social Skills

It was a nice weekday morning in Northeast. Three middle-aged men boarded the 75 bus together — all around 40 years old. One using a cane, old before his time, sat across the aisle from me. His friend took the … Continue reading

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I Remember Shirley Temple

I was riding the 75 bus north towards home on 39th avenue in the dark, damp evening, somewhere between Powell and Division, reading a book on the topic of working memory. Working memory is the stuff you try to keep … Continue reading

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