Samantha Shanley

Samantha Shanley is a freelance writer, editor, blogger, and mother of three. As usual, she is plotting her next trip out of the Boston area and into the mountains of New England, where she alternates between seeking her next adrenaline rush and a quiet moment or two.

Stories By Samantha Shanley

Our 2016 Was a Year From Hell. Here’s Why I’m Grateful It Was So Hard.

First we got divorced. Then our dog died. Then there was the terrifying close call when our eight-year-old got hit by a car. Through it all, I learned to focus on love and luck.