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


Cliff Notes on the 1619 Project #2 — Capitalism

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Photo by author outside her front door


Vaccinations are starting to kindle hope

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Photo by Ralph (Ravi) Kayden on Unsplash


Thirsty Work — Chapter 14

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Photo by Jessica Flores on Unsplash


A visual essay based on James Baldwin’s unfinished book

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A still from the movie now streaming on Netflix and Amazon shows James Baldwin looking cool

How did America become what she is?


Delivering information and courtesy in the WH Briefing Room

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Thirsty Work — Chapter 13

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Photo from a YouTube video of Mardi Gras 2018


Thirsty Work — Chapter 12

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Photo of Esplanade Avenue from Curbed New Orleans


Thirsty Work — Chapter 11

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Photo by Susan Gold on Unsplash

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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