Or how I came to fall in love with my husband and start our family on solid ground

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On our wedding day on the San Francisco Bay which was actually 37 years ago, but who’s counting?! :p


How old footage of my family helped me see my mother through a new lens

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My family at Seabright Beach in Santa Cruz, California, in 1959. I’m on the far right. Photo courtesy of Patsy Fergusson


And why the #BigLie that the presidential election was stolen must be debunked to preserve democracy in the U.S.

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Photo from Getty Images in this story in the New York Times


Fascism feeds on insecurities and lies

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AP Photo by Jose Luis Magana from this story in the Montreal City News


More than any other public space in my white life

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Photo of Martin Luther King, Jr. from a 2018 Action News Now story, in honor of MLK Day


Nancy Pelosi is badassery personified

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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi gavels during the chamber’s vote on the impeachment of President Donald Trump on January 13, 2021 Photo: AFP / SAUL LOEB found at International Business Times


Thirsty Work — Chapter 10

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Old photo of Schwegmann’s found on Pinterest here


The adrenaline of constant outrage is like taking a drug

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Photo by Josh Kahen on Unsplash


They are threatening our safety in our own home

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Photo by Sydney Sims on Unsplash


Thirsty Work — Chapter 9

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Photo of Matassa’s, convenience store in the neighborhood, courtesy of the author

About

Patsy Fergusson

Tree hugger. Tour guide. Top Writer. Feminist. Newly-baptized Bay swimmer. Editor of Fourth Wave. https://medium.com/fourth-wave

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