My OBT

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


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News of the Weak

Hiya. Sometimes, when I’m feeling especially silly or happy or excited of a Friday afternoon, I’ll put up a little bit of something fun. My current feelings include none of the above (I would say my predominant mood just now is phlegmmy), but I thought you (I) could use a boost anyway.

Here’s Rowan Atkinson, one of my favorite comics, doing one of my all-time favorite bits, circa 1986-ish. Have a good weekend, all!


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Etsomnia™ 204: Tea Time*

*I was tempted to call this post “Tea Bagging,” but I thought it might attract the wrong audience.

Someone somewhere finds this beautiful. I am not that someone.

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