it took a licking and kept on ticking

Uncle Everett giving me my first watch. Snap from 8mm home movie.

Uncle Everett gave me my first wristwatch
now I wear an inexpensive Timex Easy Reader
with big clear numbers that today remind me
of this cherished childhood memory


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  1. #1 by gladiuspoeticus on September 20, 2012 - 4:05 pm

    You never forget something like that. 🙂

  2. #2 by rynnasaryonnah on September 23, 2012 - 10:48 am

    Uncle David gave me my first G-Shock and I’ll never forget that/him… I always remember how he used to drive us around in a rented car and I’d sing for him with my head on his shoulders…

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