Denouement

Jun 05

Denouement

“Everything that has a beginning has an ending. Make your peace with that and all will be well.” ― Jack Kornfield This will be my final post for SandBookWich. I feel a multitude of emotions writing those words. On a fateful summer day in 2009 my brother Casey and I were sitting on the back deck at The Brewhouse Pub & Grille in Helena, Montana. We...

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How to Make the Most of Family Movie Night

May 19

How to Make the Most of Family Movie Night

This is a sponsored post. How to Make the Most of Family Movie Night Close your eyes and imagine a darkly lit room full of strangers who annoyingly munch on their snacks and slurp up every last drop of their sugary beverage with no care or concern for the comfort or well being of those around them. Add in some rocking, yet exceedingly uncomfortable stadium seats, a...

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Doing “Good Work” in the Second Half of Life

Mar 16

This is a sponsored post. Doing “Good Work” in the Second Half of Life It is never too late to do work which can make a significant impact in someone else’s life. If you are on the verge of retirement and considering new opportunities, jobs in a nonprofit organization could be the perfect fit. It is no secret that Baby Boomers are reinventing retirement and many...

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Make it Count in the New Year

Jan 22

Make it Count in the New Year

This post is sponsored by Metro Decatur Dental Group PC Make it Count in the New Year Hey everyone! I hope you all are having a great month of January, so far. We are officially rocking 2018 and I hope you are on your way to make your dreams happen this year! I know for me, personally, I have a lot of financial and work goals on my list for 2018. I also have quite a...

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PGY-3zy for Sheezy

Jan 11

PGY-3zy for Sheezy

My husband, Spencer, is close to completing his three-year Internal Medicine residency. The time has come for the last crazy loop on the roller coaster; we are moving at breakneck speed toward the finish line. The first year I was overwhelmed. The tears, they flowed freely. The second year, I was mostly pissed. The schedule and some of the staff were a complete...

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102 Books in 2017 – Top Ten

Dec 31

102 Books in 2017 – Top Ten

2017 was the first time that I was retired for the full calendar year. Couple that with The Doc being knee-deep in residency, and I had some serious time on my hands. Time enough to read 102 books, apparently. I am sure that this is a feat that won’t be repeated by me any time soon. We have a bunch of life coming at us in 2018, and I am fairly certain there...

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