My OBT

My daily quest for One Beautiful Thing (OBT)


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Etsomnia™ 171: Bee Season

This is a stool, which is pretty close to what I was going to call it.

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Etsomnia™ 170: Isn’t it Romantic?!?

“Electric courtship” sculpture. He’s not much to look at, but he’s definitely getting someplace with her.

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Etsomnia™ 168: Happy Valentine’s Day?!?

Who am I to judge? Dogs seem much happier than most of the people I know… By Suckycards

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™ 167: Jewelry Boxes

I think this one might actually be burglar proof. What self-respecting burglar would want to touch it?

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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Etsomnia™ 166: Getting the Boot

At first, I thought the $400+ price tag ridiculous. But since healthcare may not cover birth control, and these would most certainly prevent pregnancy, maybe $400 isn’t so crazy

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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Etsomnia™ 165: Too Cold to Care

While handy in a towel, absorbency is not generally a good trait in a snowsuit

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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Etsomnia™ 164: Dreck the Halls

“You know what this tree is missing? A legless duckface baby with disco eye shadow” said no one ever

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