This Dominican Republic street photography was created on my journey through the Punta Cana area. More about this journey coming soon… I invite you along on this journey of 100 Blog Posts in 100 Days There will be times of triumph and times of struggle, but I will show up through it all.  I would…

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Sleeping Bear Dunes was our first vacation as new parents. A learning experience to say the least.  More of that to come… I invite you along on this journey of 100 Blog Posts in 100 Days There will be times of triumph and times of struggle, but I will show up through it all.  I…

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I laugh at myself when I arrive at Thelma Sadoff Center For The Arts. Do I always dress like my artwork?  I THINK SO!  It makes for the perfect opportunity to add to my self-portrait collection.  As a member of the Fond du Lac Visual Artists, my fine art photography is now on exhibition through…

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Lodge Kohler was the perfect choice for our ladies’ overnight. The atmosphere was quiet and relaxing, just what we needed.  I LOVED capturing these images on film with my Leica M6.  Stay tuned for more about our AMAZING stay at Lodge Kohler in Green Bay, Wisconsin… I invite you along on this journey of 100…

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Just when I finally stop thinking about what to write about, the daily blog post inspiration suddenly comes to me. I can’t take the time to wait for inspiration to hit.  For me, it never happens while I wait.  The ideas and inspiration flow when I remain in the present moment.  I never know when they’ll come, but I trust the…

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Always carrying my camera results in capturing inspiration when it hits. Art can be created anytime and anywhere, even in the most mundane days.  When I’m in the present moment, I noticed subtleties overlooked by the casual observer.  And I LOVE it!  I thrive on seeing things differently, especially on mundane days. I invite you…

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10 Years ago, I surprised my newlywed husband with a hot air balloon ride in Galena, Illinois. A mini-honeymoon road trip led us to Galena, Illinois in 2008.  We knew we’d stop in the small town, therefore, I booked a hot air balloon ride.  This was a new adventure for both of us.   The…

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Canoe Bay’s farm to table dinner never disappoints, but I must admit, this was my favorite EVER. As much as we wish we could visit Canoe Bay every year, it’s just not possible with our growing family.  So for now, I’ll have to settle for every other year.  My husband and I celebrated 10 years of…

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I love the art of photography! For one, it forces me to be in the present moment.  With camera in hand and the viewfinder held to my eye, the process of photographing opens my eyes to the world around me.  I’m an artist photographer. Secondly, it often forces me out of my comfort zone.  I…

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Photo Credit: http://blushingfawnphotography.com I’m a small-town Wisconsin girl with a large sense of adventure. While picturing what I thought I’d be or where I’d live, this is certainly NOT it.  In fact, this life is the complete opposite of what I thought I wanted.  Practicing gratitude everyday leads me down new paths which open before…

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