Watch This

As I was getting in the car this morning, I realized that I had forgotten my watch. I can't remember the last time I went a whole day without wearing a watch. All day I'm going to be sort of shaking my wrist, expecting my watch to slide back down.
I remember the first watch I ever had. It was this little blue plastic digital watch that my parents got for me. A few years later it would occasionally turn up somewhere, still going. I'm not sure why I wasn't still wearing it. I also remember a Marvin the Martian watch that I had for a while.
Anyway, the point I really wanted to make is that I'm not sure why I still wear a watch. I mean, I always have my cell phone on me, although it somehow seems weird to just take the phone out of my pocket to check the time. It certainly would take some adjusting, because I've probably worn one almost every day for at least 20 years.
What do you think? Are watches now superfluous, or will they be around forever?

6 comments:

trb48 said...

Watches are dead! And if you wear one, you may die as well!

Jen said...

...unless you're Will Ferrell in Stranger Than Fiction. That's a good movie. See it today.

I like to wear watches sometimes. It's easier to look at my wrist than dig around for my phone and if I can save myself from 5 extra seconds of effort, so worth it.

lizzyland said...

I think watches are now a fashion statement. There is something about a guy wearing a watch that just completes the outfit.

Jer said...

I can't stand going without a watch. I'm surrounded by cell phones, computers, and other digital displays all day, but I need my watch.

The Kyles said...

I used to wear a watch, but don't anymore because of my cellphone's omnipresence. But alas, the watch isn't really common accessory for women these days, so I don't really find any occasion to wear one. but on guys, it's a different story. I think if a guy is dressed up, a watch looks very classy.

Joel said...

Well, the consensus seems to be that ladies like watches. So think about that, you unmarried guys who commented. I'm just sayin...