My OBT

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


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Etsomnia™ 145: Jorts

From the Summer 2017 Flint, Michigan, tap water collection.

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.) 3. An excuse for me to be an obnoxious, snarky New Yorker once per week. Continue reading


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Etsomnia™ 144: Rainbow Nope

Classic first pride mistake: It’s strictly one rainbow per customer, kids. I appreciate her enthusiasm, though!

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.) 3. An excuse for me to be an obnoxious, snarky New Yorker once per week. Continue reading


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Etsomnia™ 143: Mermaid Season!

Don’t know if the things around her waist are floaties or breasts, but either way, she’s going to have trouble staying submerged.

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.) 3. An excuse for me to be an obnoxious, snarky New Yorker once per week. Continue reading