And other observations from a woke mom re-watching 80s movies with teenagers


“Siri, show subtitles” is a real mantra.

photo by Zachary Robinson


a·ya·huas·ca: /ˌīəˈwäskə/ noun — a tropical vine native to the Amazon region noted for its hallucinogenic properties and funky taste.

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Then I heard about a nearby ayahuasca retreat.


No one spits when someone mentions Margaret Thatcher.

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You decide

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photo courtesy of @allisongill


Pinot Noir: At some point, you’ll agree to an open relationship.

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Catherine Durkin Robinson

I’m a writer and activist. In my spare time, I investigate missing socks. (1287 found since 1995) Follow me on Twitter: @cdurkinrobinson

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