Adventurous Travel to Athens Greece

By laura / February 17, 2021 /

Adventurous travel to Athens, Greece is no easy task. We arrive in Athens, Greece.  After a LONG day of travel!  Chicago to Istanbul, Istanbul to Athens.  But not without a missed flight, of course. We exit the aircraft in Istanbul. The time is too tight for our connecting flight to Athens, but we hustle anyway.…

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Centennial Celebration In Saint Cloud

By laura / December 14, 2020 /

Saint Cloud Centennial Celebration brings back fond memories. None of us could have predicted what 2020 would look like.  But the truth is, we have no idea what tomorrow will look like.  Some people are planners.  They prefer everything to unfold accordingly to their perfect plan.  This isn’t me and this isn’t real life. I…

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Excessively Entertaining Children

By laura / November 13, 2019 /

I don’t believe in excessively entertaining children. It’s ok to be bored.  In fact, that’s when creativity comes alive.  My imagination explodes in the silence.  So, why do we feel the need to be excessively entertaining children these days? We’re not doing them any favors by eliminating boredom.  In fact, we’re doing more harm than…

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Collaborating With Juliane Troicki

By laura / October 9, 2019 /

Juliane Troicki asked if I’d be interested in collaborating on an exhibition. After hearing her ideas, I knew this was the perfect opportunity for me.  Photographing inspiring women with my vision in mind.  What could be more fitting?  As a society, we need to learn how to support each other.  It’s important to recognize our…

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Side Hustle Makes Me Anxious

By laura / April 22, 2019 /

“Side Hustle” a phrase I keep hearing time and time again.  Honestly, I don’t like it, it makes me anxious. I can’t stand the thought of hustling anymore.  I’m doing the best I can.  Don’t I have enough on my plate already?  Enough is enough, no more hustling. Instead, I keep reminding myself that I’m in…

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Organic Produce Replaces Failed Recipe

By laura / September 26, 2018 /

I’m confident it’s possible to control my autoimmune disease through organic produce. But, it’s NO easy task.  Since attempting a gluten, dairy and egg free diet, I’ve experimented with baking several recipes.  The key to this is EXPERIMENTED.  My daughter didn’t even want to eat the first attempt and she eats everything.  Through trial and…

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Favorite Children’s Books to Read

By laura / August 29, 2018 /

It’s raining A LOT during these last days of summer vacation. All this rain gives me to perfect opportunity to read my favorite children’s books.  I can honestly say, we didn’t read enough books during this summer vacation.  I think time flies by faster with each passing year.  But this week, we made extra time…

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Immigrant Restaurant Anniversary Dinner

By laura / August 27, 2018 /

Initially, we had big travel plans for our 10 year anniversary. We traveled Europe for our honeymoon 10 years ago.  This year, our plan was to revisit Germany.  God had a bigger plan for us, as a result, we had another baby instead. So instead, we dined at the Immigrant Restaurant at The American Club…

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Little Farmer Fine Art Film Photography

By laura / August 22, 2018 /

It’s been almost one year since I visited The Little Farmer. At 8 1/2 months pregnant, we ventured to the beautiful apple orchard.  This fine art film photography was created using my favorite film camera, the Leica M6.  The aroma of fresh baked pies fills the air.  I can’t wait to visit again soon… I invite…

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Fine Art Photography Artist Exhibition At Thelma

By laura / August 16, 2018 /

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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