A story…

Jan 23rd, 2018 my life, writing Amanda Stanley 4 min read

That little girl is me. I am sure you’ve figured that out. Yesterday was kind of a rough day for me, a lot of those dark voices some of us fight came to haunt me. They sort of unpacked for the day. Sat with me on the couch and just kept talking. Have you ever experienced that? I have fought the inner turmoil all my…

Dandelion Jane

Dec 20th, 2017 everyday Amanda Stanley 1 min read

I am so excited to announce my book, Dandelion Jane: Strawberry Jelly is for sale in the Kindle store. Go download your copy today! Dandelion Jane: Strawberry Jelly

Me Too

Oct 16th, 2017 everyday Amanda Stanley 3 min read

Me too. It started over the weekend. The statues updates with all my friends standing together to shed light on their own experience with sexual assault and harassment. There are plenty of my friends who I have heard their personal stories, and plenty more that I have not. The first few posts caused sadness in me, later a little shock, then guilt. I wanted to…

Hey girls…

Nov 11th, 2016 everyday, muses Amanda Stanley 4 min read

2016… What a weird year, huh? My head feels a little bit like mush as I remember this past week. When I walked into the polling room at our school, and cast my vote, I had some pride well up in my heart. Did I think Hillary Clinton would make the best president yet? I really wasn’t sure. I don’t agree with anyone’s politics 100%,…