Memoir Mixtapes Vol.9, Track 2

Only a Motion Away, or Why I Flew Cross-Country to Paul Simon’s Last Show in Memory of My Mom by Kate Washington

To read this piece, click on the album cover below.

About the author:
Kate Washington is a California-based writer and the dining critic for the Sacramento Bee. Her work has appeared in Eater, Avidly, Catapult, Dame, Southwest the Magazine,Sunset, The Bellingham Review, and many other venues. She is currently at work on her first book, a feminist cultural critique and memoir of family caregiving, forthcoming from Beacon Press. Follow her work on Twitter @washingtonkate, at, or via her monthly newsletter,

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