No date, no worries

My laziness stroke again this morning when I realized it was the first of December and I could not be bothered to change the date on any of my watches.

I used to put a lot of importance on a date or day/date complication, to the point where I would dismiss no date watches. As I'm getting older my whole relationship with time has changed and while it's still important for my daily schedule, I don't need a calendar on my wrist anymore.

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I also learned to take my time doing things and stop rushing to try to do everything. Drinking coffee peacefully while enjoying the sun rise became more important than being the first at the office. I guess that I first felt this shift when I got back to shave with a double edge safety razor because it take longer and requires more attention, which turned shaving from a chore to a mindful ritual that I re-learned to enjoy.

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And so I don't mind not having a date complication on my watches anymore. The Lorier Safari with its copper art deco retro look is better without and it also save me the hassle of setting the date, which is more time for me to enjoy my coffee.

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I thought about that as I changed all of my watches tonight in preparation for tomorrow morning. It took a while. 

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Not really the point of the post, but man that is a beautiful watch.

I also hate changing the date, but sometimes it's a necessary evil.

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UtahExplorer

Not really the point of the post, but man that is a beautiful watch.

I also hate changing the date, but sometimes it's a necessary evil.

Thank you. I bought it on a whim because I was looking for a salmon/copper dial watch at that time and I just happened to watch TGV explaining how he came to collaborate on its creation. It was a long pre-order wait and I almost forgot I had it on order and bought a Zelos Comet and then one day it arrived and became one of the more interesting watches in my collection.

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What a cool watch.  I much prefer it over the one TGV just put out with Long Island Watches.

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horologuitarist

What a cool watch.  I much prefer it over the one TGV just put out with Long Island Watches.

You mean the derangedmaster? Yeah, not the best design I saw but at least he didn't stick there a Tudor road sign hazard signpost handset. So there is that I suppose.

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Great read, enjoyed the vibe and reminded me a great contradiction I love.

 - I don’t have time to rush.

Feels like a tattoo waiting to be inked 😁

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Catskinner

You mean the derangedmaster? Yeah, not the best design I saw but at least he didn't stick there a Tudor road sign hazard signpost handset. So there is that I suppose.

Derangedmaster . . . ouch!