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: What time is it?

This BLOG will chronicle my wrist-checks throughout my travels and activities in life. I am anxious to get over to Europe once I feel comfortable with the effects of the pandemic, and do some wrist-checks there. My first stop will be Bologna, Italy, to check out a little villa as my pied-à-terre — this has…