My OBT

What if you spent every day looking for One Beautiful Thing?


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365 Days of Beautiful Things!!!

I did it! I managed at least one post every single day for an entire year. Continue reading


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Etsomnia™ Volume XXXI: Green Day

I never seem to have anything appropriate to wear on St. P’s Day. Maybe this year, I should get myself one of these. By NoSleevesNoProblems

Et·som·ni·a (/etˈsämnēə/), noun, 1. a sleep disorder caused by obsessive Etsy browsing. 2. the surprising arrival of weird handmade merchandise ordered when one is only half conscious. (True story.)

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Etsomnia™ Volume XXX: Sexy Time

Sexy psychedelic romper. The model is sitting like she's trying to sneak one out. Sold by NeonThreadsDesigns

It’s hard to think of this psychedelic romper as sexy when the model is sitting like she’s trying to sneak one out. It’s also hard to think of it as sexy because it’s stupid and makes her look like a giant toddler.

Et·som·ni·a (/etˈsämnēə/), noun, 1. a sleep disorder caused by obsessive Etsy browsing. 2. the surprising arrival of weird handmade merchandise ordered when one is only half conscious. (True story.)

Warning: NSFWOCOMR*

*Not Safe For Work or Children or My Relatives

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It’s Hard to Swing (When You Can’t Feel Your Toes)

Baby, it's cold outside!

Baby, it’s cold outside!

I don’t know how the weather is where you are, but in NYC it’s unusually frigid. Yes, yes, I know there are plenty of places in the world colder than we are, but we’re not used to this, and I am tired of being cold! I decided I needed a playlist to get the blood pumping. Continue reading


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A New Church

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David LaChapelle Studio

(Note: I got all kinds of scooped on this video, and I nearly scrapped the post when I realized I’d taken too long, but I decided that at least some of you might have missed it.)

Ballet dancer Sergei Polunin absolutely kills it in this video set to Hozier’s “Take Me to Church.” Continue reading


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A Valentine to Elderly Mothers

“Why can’t you fly now, mother?”
“Because I am grown up, dearest. When people grow up they forget the way.”
“Why do they forget the way?”
“Because they are no longer gay and innocent and heartless. It is only the gay and innocent and heartless who can fly.”
― “Peter Pan” J.M. Barrie

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Etsomnia™ Volume XXIX: What Time Is It?

Those cherubs are looking suspiciously booby. Vintage porcelain eyesore sold by LoveAndLegacies

Those cherubs are looking suspiciously buxom, and their gold lamé boy shorts are reminding me of Peter Hinwood’s Rocky Horror costume. That’s too much irony, even for me.

Et·som·ni·a (/etˈsämnēə/), noun, 1. a sleep disorder caused by obsessive Etsy browsing. 2. the surprising arrival of weird handmade merchandise ordered when one is only half conscious. (True story.)

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