The last two weeks have felt like they lasted forever. The closer my birthday drew, the more the reality sank in clearer than it ever has been: this is going to be the final year of my 20’s. It’s here. The “fun years” – the years everyone talks about being the “best years of your … Continue reading 29: Looking Back, And Looking Ahead
It’s been nearly two decades, yet I can still remember sitting in Mr. Thomas’ fifth-grade classroom with my D.A.R.E. essay contest entry ready to read it aloud. I can’t tell you what it said (outside of the fact that it was anti-drug and anti-alcohol), but knowing my mother, she probably still has it stashed somewhere … Continue reading D.A.R.E. To Be Great
About four months before I got my first tattoo, I put up a Facebook status asking friends if they thought I could pull off a full sleeve. The responses were, well, consistent. Needless to say, friends and family didn’t think my wiry frame would look … Continue reading Two Years With Ink In My Veins
Last year, I decided to compile a list of my 15 favorite stories written during the year, rank them, and then tweet them out in ascending order. Included in the tweets was a description of why the piece was one of my favorites, along with the hashtag #ZacchiosTop15. Like any sports fan, I’ve always loved … Continue reading #ZacchiosTop15 of 2016
It’s been a while since someone inspired me to write something about them. Personally, I think that the best writing comes from the heart because it is raw and authentic. It doesn’t come off as fluff created just to make the reader feel better. In any case, my latest for Thought Catalog went up this … Continue reading “You Make Me Look Forward Towards The Future”
It’s practically impossible for me to go somewhere and not see a pretty girl. She could be cute, pretty, gorgeous, or stunning, but the chances are high that there will be someone in the room who will fit that billing to me. I don’t see it as a bad thing. If anything, I think it’s … Continue reading “I See Pretty Girls Everywhere I Go And I Can’t Help It”
I’m not really sure where the time went, but it had been more than five months since my last Thought Catalog article before filing a piece yesterday morning. A lot of it had to do with my actual work schedule, but I definitely plan on contributing again on a somewhat regular basis. I’ve got two … Continue reading New Thought Catalog Work (Finally)!