The typing class

I started working on a new series of videos about the things and experiences that have helped me lead a better life. My hope is that some of the things that have worked for me will work for you as well. In this first video, I talk about a typing class I took in high [...]

A 1960s Guda-Matic Watch

A 1960s Guda-Matic Watch

This 1960s Guda-Matic watch with a distinctive dial design has a 30 jewel Omega 1481 automatic movement and a date function. The movement needed to be serviced, nothing too wrong with it, but the rotor wouldn't charge the watch properly and it would stop while it was being worn. Now it seems to work okay. [...]

A Wyler Chronograph

This is a Wyler P.W. 1896 Swiss Geneve Automatic Etanche Chronograph 18K gold-plated with date, Ref. 04.93.1631. I bought it in the spring of 2017. When I got it, the mechanism was in bad shape, with the rotor rattling around in the watch case. After being serviced by an expert watchmaker, it works like a [...]

How to choose a camera that’s right for you

In this video, I'm going to walk you through a process that will help you choose the right camera for your needs; it's the same process I use myself as I choose new photo and video gear. Here are the decision-making steps I talk about in the video: Love what you already have Learn to use [...]

A 2017 Grayton Origin Automatic Smart Watch

This is a limited edition Grayton "Origin" Automatic watch made in 2017, which bought from Indiegogo. The "smart watch" part of it is the strap, which contains circuitry that tracks and logs your movements through the day (and your sleep if you wear it at night). You'll see screen capture video of the iOS app below. [...]