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.
As someone once trounced by a hurricane, my heart really goes out to those in the path of this week’s storm.
The Houston Chronicle has assembled a list of ways to help victims of Hurricane Harvey. If you’re looking for ways to do your part, check out their article listing organizations helping out with the relief efforts, doing everything from collecting funds, food, and clothes to finding temporary homes for people and animals displaced by the storm.
Sending my love and wishing the best of luck to those affected by this terrible storm and continuing flooding.
Of all the beautiful things about which I have posted over the years, I think this may be the most incredible. And that’s really saying something.
How sweet is this? Fellow blogger and hunter of beautiful things, Andrea Huelsenbeck of ARHtistic License featured my blog today! What a fantastic way to start a weekend. Go check out Andrea’s blog!
This very special edition of Creative Juice features posts from My OBT, one of my very favorite blogs. Every day, Donna shares something beautiful—or not so beautiful. I include at least one of her posts in CJ each week, but I have so many in reserve I thought I’d bless you with a whole bunch today. If you enjoy them, you might want to subscribe to My OBT so you never miss a single one.
- Taxidermy with a twist.
- Reminiscent of the old masters.
- Balloons and more.
- Designer cookies.
- Some of these tile floors remind me of quilts.
- Wielding the palette knife.
- Colorful Burano, Italy.
- Architectural images in watercolor.
- Wooden boxes like you’ve never seen before.
- Blowing glass.
- Photographs from on high.
- This guy includes his dog in his art.
- Fun with food.
I read this article last week, and it really struck a chord with me. It’s full of advice, both practical and emotional, for viewing tomorrow’s solar eclipse.
And here’s the solar eclipse path map, in case you haven’t seen it.
We interrupt your regularly-scheduled unthinkable news day for this nonsense. You’re welcome.