Alfonso Faustino: Why do I like Turtles and Tortoises?

Several months ago, my girlfriend and I SCUBA dove in Hawai’i; and, we saw our first sea turtle together. It was an amazing experience, and the expression the sea turtle gave us was comical — similar to the picture, supra, as if to say, Hmm! Lowly Land-dwelling Tourists — hurry up; take your picture; I…

Alfonso Faustino: Seiko Turtle Diver 6309-7040

I am so happy with Alan, Master Technician, at United Watch Services. Like my Seiko Pogue, Alan did a great job in bringing my Seiko Turtle Diver 6309-7040 to better-than Seiko Factory specifications. Alan mentioned that the Seiko movements can do more than the specifications set by Seiko; hence, my Seiko Pogue and my Seiko…

Alfonso Faustino: Clint Eastwood: Dirty Harry Sunglasses

Clint Eastwood is my favorite actor, director, and businessman. He is also of similar life-principles as my father: the world would be a better place if people minded their own business; and, if you want something, get off your ass and work for it — ain’t nobody gonna give it to you. Lately, for the…

Alfonso Faustino: United Watch Services

I was looking around for a wrist timepiece service technician, and I found out about the great reputation of United Watch Services. I gave them a call to get to know them; and, I spoke to Jessy Dang. He was very informative and forthright. I got the sense that he was knowledgeable about running a…

Alfonso Faustino: Seiko Pogue: Chronograph Automatic: 6139-6005

NOTE: Pardon me; throughout this BLOG, I’m gonna repeat myself many times about my strong liking for this wrist timepiece. It’s a very special wrist timepiece for me — it is my favorite out of my collection; so, please indulge me and my being impressed by the beautiful face of this wrist timepiece. Finally, just…

Alfonso Faustino: A-11 Wrist Timepieces

Recently, I became interested in military-issued A-11-style field wrist timepieces. I just really enjoy the simplicity of the face; and, I like the vintage-looking face and style of these wonderfully built, engineered, and designed A-11-style field wrist timepieces. If you’re new to A-11-style wrist timepieces, I hope this BLOG will get you interested in purchasing…