You Know What I Mean

Andrea Laurion
Writing stuff, life stuff, pop culture stuff, advice stuff, cute stuff, stuff stuff. All the good stuff, ya know?
Created 02 Dec 2019
  • YKWIM #84: back2school, back2cool
    19 Sep 2021 • 1 min read
    It hit me this week that it’s been 18 years since I was an 18-year-old college freshman. That symmetry is a little funny to me and I have a lot more empathy for that little sprout after the past coupl...
  • YKWIM #84: It's ya girl again
    05 Sep 2021 • 1 min read
    Hey friends, how’s it going? All good here, happy to say I made it to Maine. Don’t mind me acting as if the last month didn’t make me lose my mind. Month. Sorry/not sorry, I’m not over how quickly eve...
  • YKWIM #83: Change of plans!
    16 Jul 2021 • 7 min read
    Hey friends, to quote one of the best songs of the ‘90s, yes, it’s me again, and I’m back. I’ll get down to it: I got in to the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies at the Maine College of Art for r...
  • YKWIM #82: Arrivals and departures
    20 Jun 2021 • 2 min read
    Hey y’all, how’s it going? Happy Father’s Day to all paternal figures and much love to anyone out there for whom today is a tough day. I hope you’re surrounded by supportive friends and good snacks. M...
  • YKWIM #81: Will you still love me when I got nothing but my achin' soul?
    28 May 2021 • 2 min read
    Just a heads up that this week’s newsletter concerns body image, which can be a triggering topic for some. Take care of yourselves, friends. xo Hey pals, it’s been a minute, how’s it going? I'm finish...
  • YKWIM #80: Sunday Night Special - Children of the Bride (1990)
    10 May 2021 • 7 min read
    First: Happy Mother’s Day to all maternal figures and lots of love for anyone to whom today is a hard one. ❤️ It has been said before but I’ll say it again: All happy families have the same bleached w...
  • YKWIM #79: Coming out of my cage
    30 Apr 2021 • 1 min read • 1 0
    Hi hi hi hiiiiiiii. Depending on when you read this, it could be a lovely or sunny or stormy or chilly or nasty. Who knows! Weather surprise! (Unrelated, but this reminds me of a commercial from the e...
  • YKWIM #78: Sunday Scaries To Read In the Dark
    12 Apr 2021 • 1 min read
    Hi, hello, yes, I’m coming at you from a different day than usual. I know, I know, gotta keep you on your toes. That, and Friday was a very busy. Now it’s the time of the weekend to wonder what the he...
  • YKWIM #77: Forget About It Friday - Shirley Valentine (1989)
    02 Apr 2021 • 7 min read
    Friendly reminder that I’m available for more freelance work and if I can help you in any way, please get in touch! Happy Friday to all except for the wood chipper outside my building! I send the same...
  • YKWIM #76: Ya Heard It First
    26 Mar 2021 • 1 min read • 3 2
    Last Monday night ended in the emergency room. Without getting too graphic, I was opening a wax-covered disk of cheese with a brand new knife and one blink later, there was a gash in the soft fleshy s...
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