My OBT

My daily quest for One Beautiful Thing (OBT)


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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™ 169: Period Drama

This Victorian adult diaper-looking thing looks like it belongs in one of those commercials where white women complain their whites aren’t white enough.

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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

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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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