The View From Nathan's Bus

The View From Nathan’s Bus: Do Not Hide From This Awful Sensation

I should’ve pulled in closer, I reflected from my E Line driver's seat, as I surveyed the distance between the open front doors and...

The View From Nathan’s Bus: Not Because It Is Easy

I like the ten P.M. crowd. If you drive buses through downtown at the top of this hour, you'll notice it contains what I call...

The View from Nathan’s Bus: The Antidote

1. The Scene I’ve just taken over my E Line in Pioneer Square from the previous operator and am preparing it to my liking. Setting...

The View From Nathan’s Bus: “Better to Suffer Injustice Than to Do It”

It's near midnight as I drive my 75. Isn't always near midnight when stories happen? A figure is running over. I'm early, sitting here...

The View From Nathan’s Bus: Something Early

No child is born taciturn. What makes some men so? What wrongs have they suffered, what kindness of theirs thwarted, scorned, ridiculed? Fragility is...

The View From Nathan’s Bus: Nathan in DSA’s Democratic Left Magazine On Seattle’s Crises

I don't consider myself a political creature. The transformation of my perspectives into political views is always a transformation of reduction. I find people...

The View From Nathan’s Bus: The Gift and the Question – a Day on...

Felt this way before. These are sensations I have before today appreciated. But distance away can clarify things, bring into sharp relief what you've forgotten...

The View From Nathan’s Bus: Release

On the 75. Recently a woman yelled up toward me, "there's a guy smoking crack in the back of the bus! Tell him to get...