Archive | Laura A. D’Argo

Peaceful, Nature’s Whispering Voice

Finding Beauty in Our Community The Trickster Gallery in Schaumburg, has a mission of increasing the visibility and impact of contemporary cultural arts and education through all art media. It is a Native American owned and operated Arts Center, also exhibiting art from many cultures. This Saturday, July 12, will be the Artist Opening Reception […]

Pioneer Day

Finding Beauty in Our Community In the mid 1800’s, German Settlers came to the Schaumburg area. It is believed that the first settlement was founded in 1835 not far from what is now called Olde Schaumburg Centre, formerly known as Sarah’s Grove. Faithful farmers, worked the land, developed a close community, and some founded the […]

From Sap to Syrup

Finding Beauty in Our Community In the middle of March, a persistent blanket of white and grey snow covers all that was once green, fruitful, and flourishing. It appears to be a cold and barren landscape, however, beneath this hibernating world, deep in the heart of winter, are signs of renewing life. We celebrate one […]

Native Art Gallery

Schaumburg is home to the only Native American owned and operated Art Institution in Illinois: The Trickster Art Gallery. It is more than a gallery of contemporary art (post 1960s). As their vision states, they also provide “first voice cultural education and awareness.” A comprehensive gallery, The Trickster showcases various art disciplines; visual, music, educational […]

A Little Sweet Cake

Finding Beauty in Our Community Valentine’s day is long gone, but you can still fall in love with My Sweet Kake, a new cupcake and coffee shop. Beauty is not limited to our sight alone, sometimes it can be tasted; a delight that can bring joy just the same. A little cupcake dressed in its […]

By the Written Hand

Finding Beauty in Our Community The ink scribes along the paper with pen held in hand, and it is written. Words to be read and cherished. Sealed with love, for the recipient to run their fingertips over the words you have poured out for them alone. The letters are kept in the bottom of drawers, […]

Your Dreams Come True

Finding Beauty in Our Community “Come along, and sing the song and join the jamboree!” Yes, they are the lyrics to the Mickey Mouse Club March. I know the words well. I am such a fan of the art of Disney. If you are looking for Disney art these days, the place to go is […]

The Resolution Evolution Revolution

Finding Beauty in Our Community Are you celebrating this New Year’s Eve? If you are looking for a reason to celebrate you may be choosing one of two. • Yeah! The year is finally over, let’s move on to the new hope of a new year. • Yeah! What a great year has past, the […]

The Hush of Christmas

Finding Beauty in Our Community   When the rush is all over and shopping is done The music has played and the parties were fun, The corner is filled with packages wrapped, The candy and cookie tins all have been packed. Halls have been decked with garland and bows Building the snowman has frozen our […]

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