Tag Archives: Brandi Nicole Stanley


by Chuck Stanley Not scared of trolls at all. Trolls know better than to hassle Celtic women. A Celtic Woman will open the gates of hell, escort your ass right on in, and do it with a smile on her … Continue reading

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One year ago tonight, a brave heart was stilled. The Brandi Nicole Stanley story.

This is a story that begins with the ending. I have been working on the Brandi Story for twenty-five years. I write a few pages, and then start over. I made up a kind of biographical essay that we gave … Continue reading

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The Coffee Shop – This one is for Brandi

The Coffee Shop is an open thread-style discussion forum for human interest news of the day. Brandi Nicole Stanley, daughter of Chuck Stanley, left us a year ago today.  She was just 26, a vibrant young woman full of plans … Continue reading

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A Poem for Charlton in Memory of His Daughter Brandi Nicole Stanley (1988-2015)

 By Elaine Magliaro The following poem, which I wrote several years ago, is called a CENTO. I am posting it today in memory of Brandi Nicole Stanley. From the Academy of American Poets: From the Latin word for “patchwork,” the … Continue reading

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