My Speedy and a Tribute to my Father

Discussion in 'Omega Watches' started by Carl, Oct 14, 2012.

  1. Carl

    Carl

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    On Friday, Oct12, I turned 63. It occurred to me that is the age my Father was when he passed away many years ago.It means a lot to me that I am fortunate enough to be in good health, and to have this watch that reminds me so much of the good times with my Dad. Like watching the Moon Landing together. Just a few shots that I gathered together:

    My Dad:
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    One of my very favourite Jazz Artists:
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    Never wear my Speedy without the Omega Ring:
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    Thanks for looking. Amazing to think that if it wasn't for TKF, I may never have really discovered the Speedy. Thanks, Jeff, when you got yours I immediately went to take a closer look at them, and thanks to everyone on this forum as well.

    Cheers :cheers:
    Carl
  2. Baco Noir

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    Hi Carl,

    First, let me wish you a "Happy Belated Birthday" :party: :cheers: :cheer: :cabbagepatch:

    Second, the moon landing is also a memory of something significant that I share with my parents. I vividly recall being woken up to watch it on the B&W TV. I feel very fortunate to have both of them still with me and it saddens me to know you lost your father at the young age of 63. Know that he lives on in you as the lessons you learned in life from him shaped the man that you are today. :drinks:
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    Wonderful post, Carl! :thumbsup:
  4. Carl

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    Thanks guys, for the kind thoughts!
    Cheers :cheers:
    Carl
  5. Erwin

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    Lovely post and great pics too! Thanks for sharing, Carl!
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    Great post !!! I've flipped many a watch but the Speedy will always stay. It's such a special watch.
    Wear it in good health :thumbsup:
  7. AmbSteve

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    Great post Carl and thanks for sharing. :thumbsup: