Posts Posts by: "Brooke Wagner"

Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s October 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  Robert South, a 16th-century English clergyman, once said, “If there be any truer measure of a man than by what he does, it must be by what he…(Read More)

Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s August 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  article by Brooke Wagner photos by Jana Graham Photography Joe Halligan never set out to become an educator. He didn’t spend his childhood days dreaming of the smell of chalk…(Read More)

Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s July 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  article by Brooke Wagner photos by Jana Graham Photography “Show the world you’ve got that fire…feel the rhythm getting louder. Show the room what you can do, prove to…(Read More)

Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s June 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  article by Brooke Wagner It’s called “The Long Goodbye” and rightfully so. Alzheimer’s is a type of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking, and behavior; much different than…(Read More)

Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s June 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  article by Brooke Wagner The date has been circled in red on the calendar. The guest list has been written and re-written. All that’s left to…(Read More)

Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s April 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  article by Brooke Wagner “What’s on your mind?” That’s the question posed to millions of Facebook users every day as they try to find creative ways to communicate the…(Read More)

Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s March 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  article and photos by Brooke Wagner ‘Tis the season! No, we aren’t talking about snowflakes, candy canes, and holiday festivities. With the promise of spring, comes a new season in…(Read More)

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Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s February 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  Article and Photos by Brooke Wagner In an interview several years ago, Pope Francis remarked, “Although the life of a person is a land full of thorns and weeds, there is…(Read More)

In the June 2016 issue Simply Family Magazine explored the role Billings Symphony Orchestra & Chorale has played in the Billings community since its beginning in 1951. Come along now as we explore a day in the life of a Billings Symphony Orchestra musician… A day in the life of a Billings Symphony Orchestra musician…(Read More)