Katherine J. Zumpano
pnw | pisces | poet
How to Get Brunch at Calico Cupboard
1. Don’t be ashamed—admit it, say, “I am a brunch girl.” You read some article that painted brunch in a harsh, sunny-side up light, one that made it sound shameful to be a millennial woman who enjoys brunch, and now you feel a tinge of self-consciousness each time you walk into the cozy café. Push those thoughts aside and repeat: “I am a brunch girl.”
I open my eyes to rainbow fields already in bloom and the sweet smell of pollen, which fills my roommate’s lungs with a cacophony of coughs
Social Media & the Art of Editing Your Life
My recent winter break was quiet. I worked—mostly by myself—at an ice cream shop during its slow season. All of my roommates went home for the break, so I was alone in my apartment. I deep cleaned the kitchen, washed my sheets, and made pasta for dinner too many nights in a row. My mom, brother, and sister were out of town; I saw a couple of movies with my dad and spent a few days at home. I went out with friends once or twice. I often hung out with my boyfriend.
always present, but often hidden; they like to play games, it seems. they slip through the mind like coins into a slot; clink
Seven Spooky Shows to Stream This Fall
It's finally fall! Which means, by extension, it's finally Halloween! There's nothing better than relaxing on a rainy fall night. Throwing on your comfiest pants, grabbing a cup of hot cocoa (or something stronger), and scaring yourself a little makes it even better.
Why I Deleted All of My Instagram Posts
If I had to choose my favorite social media site—besides Pinterest, which I don’t quite consider social media, but couldn’t live without—it’d be Instagram.
All About Anxiety
Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the United States, but some of the most misunderstood. Even though over millions of adults suffer from anxiety disorders, there’s a lot that people don’t know about it.
All About Abortion
Abortion will always be a controversial topic. But what is abortion, really? There is a substantial amount of misinformation out there. It's easy to access the facts, but even easier to access false ones.