My OBT

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


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Etsomnia™ 159: Witch, Please!

Materials: old lace, plastic bats, doily addiction, disembodied foot. This positively screams Pinterest fail!

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.

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Fox and the Whale

My friends, I have never done this before, and I’m not likely to do it again. But today’s beautiful thing is among the most beautiful I’ve ever found, yet it’s woefully under-loved.

To those of you who looked at it and though “12 minutes? No way!” I beg you to reconsider. It will be 12 minutes you won’t want to get back. I promise. Give it a try. Enjoy 12 minutes of peace. How rare is that these days?

My OBT

Robin Joseph

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