Long-billed curlew in Chrissy Field Marsh. All photos by my partner.

A couple of articles got me interested in birdwatching. The first, on how to do nothing, (which I’m pretty good at), described a relationship the author had with some crows. She started leaving nuts out for them on her balcony and soon enough, they were following her down the street…

The three cards Jo selected from the Rider-Waite-Smith deck her friend Karen brought over.

Just when Jo Kasten’s adult son encounters schizophrenia, she discovers she has breast cancer. Meanwhile, her marriage faces a test. Count All This is a story about love and loyalty, addiction and madness. This is the fourteenth chapter. Find the first chapter here.

Sometimes I wonder if I brought these…

Everything is free at this estate “sale.” Just drop by and pick it up.

When I’m supposed to be working reading or writing or bill paying or grocery shopping or house cleaning or errand running or exercising or babysitting or audience building or supervising or organizing or learning how to be a more energetic and better person or…

I’m exhausted just thinking about the…

Photo by Susan Gold on Unsplash

Just when Jo Kasten’s adult son encounters schizophrenia, she discovers she has breast cancer. Meanwhile, her marriage faces a test. Count All This is a story about love and loyalty, addiction and madness. This is the twelfth chapter. Find the first chapter here.

The night before I was scheduled to…

Photo by Susan Gold on Unsplash

Just when Jo Kasten’s adult son encounters schizophrenia, she discovers she has breast cancer. Meanwhile, her marriage faces a test. Count All This is a story about love and loyalty, addiction and madness. This is the eleventh chapter. Find the first chapter here.

They kept Eddy in the psych ward…

Patsy Fergusson

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

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store