My OBT

My daily quest for One Beautiful Thing (OBT)


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Etsomnia™ 157: Lights Are On (But No One’s Home)

This “boudoir” lamp finial looks more like it belongs in your nightstand than on 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™ Volume IX: For the Kids

et·som·ni·a (/etˈsämnēə/), noun, 1. a sleep disorder caused by obsessive Etsy browsing. 2. the surprising arrival of weird handmade merchandise ordered in one’s sleep.

Beautiful color wheel puzzle by ThePuzzledOne

Trippy-and-wonderful color wheel puzzle by ThePuzzledOne

Me: (to niece) Riley, how old are you?

Riley (with a New York accent): Tewww
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Etsomnia™ Volume VIII: Lifestyles of the Rich and Tasteless

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Photo credit: Alice Hutchinson / Foter

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.)

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Etsomnia™ Volume II

et·som·ni·a (/etˈsämnēə/), noun, 1. a sleep disorder caused by obsessive Etsy browsing. 2. the surprising arrival of weird handmade merchandise ordered in one’s sleep.

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Thank goodness for the internet.
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