Tag Archives: Good Shepherd

Christmas Eve, bus-fam style

8 to and from the Nutcracker (16)…

Waiting for the 8
Waiting for our ride
Heading to Seattle Center on the 8
Rollin’ to Seattle Center
Chicklet and Nerd walking to the Nutcracker
Walking from Queen Ann & Mercer to McCaw Hall

+ 48 to and from the candlelight service at Good Shepherd (96)…

Waiting for the 48
Waiting for our ride (again)

+ bus-free cooking and …

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How to make a bus chick (with a stroller) angry, part III (or, Fun with Chicklet and church clothes)

The obstacle course that is our weekly walk to Good Shepherd:

A Christmas tree blocking the sidewalk
Fallen sign

Past offenses (at least those I documented) have involved cars, but it doesn’t take much to block a sidewalk this narrow. Even the light pole is an obstacle. And could someone (please!) trim those bushes back?

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What’s old is new again

And finally, after a mere year and a half of wallowing in litter, southbound 48 passengers waiting at 23rd & Union once again have a place to put their trash.

A bus shelter at 23rd & Union
The shelter formerly known as Good Shepherd’s adopted stop
Shelter trash can
The “new” can, which, excepting its location, is surprisingly similar to the old one
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Transportation safety

Safety first!In my last post, I mentioned that Bus Nerd recently (last weekend, in fact) took a trip to Chicago. As is our custom, I “saw him off” by accompanying him on the bus ride to the airport. Unfortunately, Bus Nerd’s departing flight left at 11:30 PM, which meant, of course, that I’d miss the last 194 and would be returning home–after dark, no less–on its ugly steproute, the 174.

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Garbage duty, part II

The newest item discovered in the trash at Good Shepherd’s adopted stop: a lovely, seemingly unused, track of synthetic hair.

Did I mention it’s across the street from a beauty supply?

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