Club 44 Dedication In Mount Calvary Wisconsin

By laura / November 25, 2020 /

Life doesn’t always go as planned, the Club 44 Foundation is proof of that. 2020 doesn’t look like we thought it would, but each of us has something to be grateful for.  This season of life has taught me to slow down and appreciate the little things in life.  The cancellations and additional time spent…

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Finding Community Is Possible

By laura / November 23, 2020 /

Finding community is hard, but it’s possible. I’m very proud of the community I live in so I decided to hold a FREE rummage sale in June.  Everything was free; although, I accepted donations for the Club 44 Foundation and Mount Calvary Fire Department.  I know someone needs these clothes and baby items more than we do…

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Freelance Photo Retoucher At Kohler Company

By laura / November 18, 2020 /

People keep asking me, “So, what do you even do?” I know you’re confused and eager to know the answer.  So, let me tell you. I’m an artist, photographer, educator and blogger.  In addition, a freelance photo retoucher.  I bet you didn’t know that. My retouching journey began in a portrait studio nearly two decades…

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Artist’s Journey Through The Fog

By laura / November 11, 2020 /

Fog comes in many forms. It can be found anywhere from our brains to the environment.  Finally, after living in this fog for nearly two decades, I find comfort while in the midst of it.  An artist’s journey through the fog is often complex and unclear. God brings fog into our lives when it’s time…

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Gratitude Practice During Hard Times

By laura / November 5, 2020 /

Gratitude and the strength to let go. Some days are hard. Some weeks, months, even years are hard.  When I’m in a rut, I remember the beauty that surrounds me EVERY DAY.  I practice gratitude for all that I have in life, especially during the difficult times. I read the daily devotion from Jesus Calling…

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Artist Photographer Refuses Mediocrity

By laura / October 28, 2020 /

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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Art Commissions By Studio L Artist

By laura / October 13, 2020 /

We’re happy to announce that Studio L is now booking art commissions. My vision for Studio L escalated because I started seeing my artwork occupying beautiful spaces.  Studio L provides fine art photography and oil paintings to those looking for a fresh look in their home and office.  Clients can customize individual art to freshen the…

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August Haven Exhibits Local Artists

By laura / August 25, 2020 /

August Haven supports local artists. And I’m so grateful they do.  As an artist and photographer, I’m honored to have my work on display at August Haven.  A portion of my Living In The Fog series is exhibited as a gallery wall.  August Haven’s talented designers arranged furniture around my photographs resulting in a warm…

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Fond du Lac Public Library

By laura / August 12, 2020 /

What better time than the present to illuminate one librarian from the Fond du Lac Public Library. We’re sharing the Illuminating Women Project online so you can feel inspired. My children and I love books so we visit the public library often.  We are fortunate to have these resources in the Fond du Lac community…

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Organ Donation Advocate Jodi Schmidt

By laura / August 6, 2020 /

What better time than the present to illuminate advocates for organ donation. We’re sharing the Illuminating Women Project online so you can feel inspired. I’m inspired by all who follow their heart.  Jodi did just that which lead her to organ donation, Jodi is illuminating… Jodi Schmidt Jodi Schmidt grew up in beautiful St. Cloud. …

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