Lovely Summer Night in Gridley


Went on a lovely little walk to the end of our road today where this glorious sunset proudly shared it's colorful summertime glow.  I could have stood there for hours... if it would have lasted for more than a few moments. … [Continue reading]

Baby E

The Arbitrary Swoon Baby E

I just had to share some baby love today!  Baby E arrived the day after I took Mommy & Daddy's maternity photos and what a cutie!!!!  Be prepared to sigh and coo! … [Continue reading]

Happy Clouds

The Arbitrary Swoon Happy Clouds

This shot just made me happy, so I thought that I'd share with you all!  Two of my gorgeous nieces allowed me to hang out with them for the afternoon, … [Continue reading]

Blooming Lovely – Happy Spring!

The Arbitrary Swoon Blooming Lovely

It's an incredibly gorgeous day here in Northern California and I thought it was the perfect time to show you the lovely redbud tree blossoms that I … [Continue reading]

Bilbao – Deja Vu on the Bridge!

The Arbitrary Swoon Bilbao Guggenheim Museum

A short Veuling flight from Barcelona (which I will blog about one of these days... lol!) is the lovely town of Bilbao.  Deep in the heart of Basque … [Continue reading]

Blooming Lovely – March 16, 2014

The Arbitrary Swoon Sutter Buttes

Gridley is nestled in the shadow of the world's smallest mountain range, the Sutter Buttes.  For my entire life, I have known that after a long … [Continue reading]

Blooming Lovely – March 15, 2014

Blooming Lovely - The Arbitrary Swoon

While some might have their reservations about living within a farming mecca in the northern California valley (Ahhhh Chooo) I personally love the … [Continue reading]

San Sebastian – Where there are no bad views!


Early in the morning our group met in the hotel that we were staying at for the bus bringing us to the seaside town in Basque country called San … [Continue reading]


The Arbitrary Swoon Torre Guelfa

We arrived in Florence nearing the evening and due to the small streets and the bus being unable to travel to our hotel we got out a few blocks away … [Continue reading]

Spontaneous Evening Photoshoot

The Arbitrary Swoon

Last night my niece, nephew and I decided to spontaneously go shoot a few photos.  We jumped in my car... no props besides whatever junk was in the … [Continue reading]