Delayed gratification (short-term)

My Mr Jones arrived, UK to US literally 2 days from purchase.  Southwest Air, meet FedEx.  

Since I'm super-myopic, I like to examine things up close without my contacts and readers.  And the only time I can kick back and not jump into my contacts and clothes like a firefighter (which I am decidedly not, just overbooked) are Sundays.  

Sooooo....it's sitting in the FedEx box, still, in my closet, waiting for Sunday. Kinda torturous, but will make for a (hopefully) fun end of the week. 

Also, to make things just a little bit more fun, I stalked this watch once or twice a day since I learned about it, waiting for it to come back in stock.  I must have hit it the evening it came back out, and there were...THREE left.  And I just had to check the next day to make sure that, yup, there were NONE left.

I am very talented at missing every micro-release and LE, so hopefully this was all worth waiting for.  

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Here’s a bit of Mr. Jones camaraderie to help get you through this rough patch. 

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Arrrgghhh-- I love that one too!  Thanks for sending.  Still working on a decent pic of mine, but long story short:  A. KEEPER.  These things are really beyond cool.

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So did you open it?  

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So did you open it?  

I did!  And I still can't get the pic of my very red wrist/hand clashing with the too-long lugged watch off my phone to post it, so link:

https://mrjoneswatches.com/products/the-promise-of-happiness

But I LOVE it.  It's such a little, strange miracle, especially at that price-point.  There's something so old fashioned about it, like a 19th c miniature around your neck.  I can't see the time worth a damn without readers and nuclear sunlight, but it's just so cunning how they worked it in.  And the deep layers of the tiny painting are admirable. The artist wrote that she used 52 shades of green, and I can believe that.  This is my first whimsical watch, and really glad I went for it.