Lost Summer—Grief Between the Bookends of June and August

FacebookGoogle+PinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditStumbleUponThanks For Sharing! What good is seeing eye chocolate What good’s a computerized nose And what good was cancer in April Why no good, no good at all –What’s Good (The Thesis) from the 1992 album Magic and Loss by Lou Reed What Good Was Cancer in June  Why no good, no good at all……

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Full Moon Madness Sale

FacebookGoogle+PinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditStumbleUponThanks For Sharing!O Deer Mercantile 20% Off There has been lots of internet Buzz about the upcoming July Full Moon and the “Blood Moon Eclipse”. Unfortunately, it wont be visible to us in the USA or Canada.  However, for astronomical and astrological buffs, it may be interesting to know that this is the longest total lunar eclipse…

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Happy Celebrate Freedom Day!

FacebookGoogle+PinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditStumbleUponThanks For Sharing!Independence Day 2018 Wishing everyone a great day— whether yours is celebrated with BBQ or picnic, lazy day by the pool, watching a fireworks display or just chilling on a hot day—be safe and enjoy! Take the time to savor any opportunity to be with friends and family. Remember all your blessings, and…

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Summer Sales Event—Etsy’s 13th Birthday

FacebookGoogle+PinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditStumbleUponThanks For Sharing!#ODEERASALE That’s right— 20% Off of absolutely everything. Jewelry, vintage, hand made, and even clearance are all on sale during this week long Summer Blowout. Check out Gaia’s sweet handmade plushes and brooches, my jewelry, and some of the coolest vintage goods on Etsy. Stop by to see us… O Deer Mercantile Etsy…

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What’s VSINT

FacebookGoogle+PinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditStumbleUponThanks For Sharing!Vintage Sisters International I am not by nature much of a joiner, but we all know how important Social Engagement is to the small online business, and I was intrigued somewhat by some of the groups I saw on Instagram. So when I was approached a while back by someone starting up a…

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A Cleaner Earth

FacebookGoogle+PinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditStumbleUponThanks For Sharing!World Environment Day 2018 A Cleaner Earth… that’s what we all want. Right? Yet, scenes like the one above —a natural landscape marred by human waste—are everywhere. Not only do our cups runneth over in this age of material gratification, but so do our rubbish bins, dumpsters and landfills. Living the Dream comes at…

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Feature #42—Bowls, Boards and Other Wonderful Wood

FacebookGoogle+PinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditStumbleUponThanks For Sharing!Vintage Wood Ware Oh Yeah… I’ve quit calling this a *Weekly Feature* and just call it a Feature ( 😳  I’m so ashamed). However, I can only stretch myself and my time so far. I accept that for the most part these days, and proceed on the assumption that whatever I do is Enough. …

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Maybe We’re Hobbits… It’s Our Birthday

FacebookGoogle+PinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditStumbleUponThanks For Sharing!And We Want To Give You a Present!  We’re celebrating our Birthday all month, but Today is the Day, and to kick things off we are offering a Coupon Code from now until Sunday May 20th (2018). Use Code checkout for a whopping 25% off of purchase price.  3RDBDAY Got it? Come to our…

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O Deer It’s A Shindig!

FacebookGoogle+PinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditStumbleUponThanks For Sharing!O Deer Mercantile 3rd Birthday Bash Yay!!!! We are turning THREE Years Old this month. May the 15th is the Official Anniversary Date, but we are partying all month long at ODM. A couple of years ago, when I posted about O Deer Mercantile’s 1st Birthday I noted that it was a milestone that I was…

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Happy B-Day Gaia!

FacebookGoogle+PinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditStumbleUponThanks For Sharing!Celebrating Another Trip Around The Sun Gaia’s having another Birthday and I didn’t get her a Card, so she gets this instead. She is 24 glorious years young this year. My partner in business, my youngest and therefore always my Baby, she is always around to help me out, to make me laugh…

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*Mother* Earth Day 2018

FacebookGoogle+PinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditStumbleUponThanks For Sharing! Don’t Just Set Aside A Day I remember the first Earth Day. Since that was 48 years ago in 1970, I am once again dating  😉  myself on this Blog. I was still in school, but already a budding activist, active in anti-war, feminist and ecological causes. I have went on through…

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Memory and Tradition Sustained and Unbound

FacebookGoogle+PinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditStumbleUponThanks For Sharing!  Inspiration for this post came in the form of a Blog Award Nomination from Cecilia Kennedy at Fixin’ Leaks and Leeks DIY Blog. I am a frequent reader of her enjoyable prose, and humbly grateful for her mention of my blog. Thank You, Cecilia. The question she posed along with this nomination got…

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Hoppy Easter

FacebookGoogle+PinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditStumbleUponThanks For Sharing!Easter Bunnies Abound at O Deer I’m just doing an ever-so-quick post today to show off a bit of my Easter Decor. As usual, so busy. It’s been a good first quarter at O Deer Mercantile and that’s keeping me Hopping 😛 . Also, we’ll be hosting Easter dinner and Egg Hunt on Sunday, and…

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Save the World…Buy Vintage

FacebookGoogle+PinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditStumbleUponThanks For Sharing!(It’s been a while, but this is another in my series of excerpted and updated Posts from my old, no longer active, blog A Glitch In Time. The original version of this post appeared in June of 2013—almost five years ago. Funny how so much can change and yet so many things remain the same. Unlike…

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Feature #42—Easter Arrives Early

FacebookGoogle+PinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditStumbleUponThanks For Sharing!Yes…It’s an April Fools Easter While Easter is not as early as it can be this year, it does fall on the First of April. I was curious as to how the date for Easter is decided and finally looked it up— In the year 325 AD (or CE) the Council of Nicaea decided…

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∴ Removing Obstacles ∴

FacebookGoogle+PinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditStumbleUponThanks For Sharing!Finding the Path to a Simpler, More Mindful Life My feature photo for this post is a representation of the elephant headed Hindu Deity Ganesha or Lord Ganesh. I came across it on Creative Market on the shop of photographer and designer, Kaushal Jangid, was fascinated by it and purchased it without any clear…

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