Kate Washington

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Kate Washington is a writer in Sacramento and the dining critic for The Sacramento Bee. Her work has appeared in such venues as Avidly, The Washington Post, Ravishly, McSweeney's Internet Tendency, and Dame. She is at work on a book-length memoir and feminist cultural critique of caregiving.


Cover Photo: Photograph by Amy Shamblen/Unsplash
Why I Turned to Candy-Making as My Family Fell Apart

If I was in the kitchen making candy, usually my mom wasn’t in there screaming or throwing a butter dish at my dad.

Dec 05, 2018
Cover Photo: Ria Tan and Airman Magazine, via Flickr
Take You Me For a Sponge?: How My Marriage Survived Illness and Caregiving

Sea sponges lack heart, lungs, and the ability to move. They perform their ancient tasks because they must.

Jun 06, 2018