Time for Random Thoughts:
1. I never knew how much my DH liked this clock until it appeared in our house one day.
Look what your mother gave me!
It was a treasure to him.
2. Now he wants it repaired. It's not easy to find someone who can repair an old clock. The fellow we found was a bomb expert in the army. The inner workings of a clock are intricate and similar to those of bombs. It's slow and skillful work.
3. The clock was in the shop for months. I was beginning to think it would never return. When it finally did my DH faithfully followed the detailed instructions for winding and setting the clock. It had to be done every 7 days.
4. One day he asked me about the history of the clock. I had no idea how it came to be in my mother's possession. So he asked her on our next visit.
Her story: She was walking down the street one day and it was sitting in the trash so she brought it home. That was over 60 years ago. I think she had that clock longer than any other piece of furniture or decorative accessory.
Now I can understand why people say I am just like my mother. I've brought home my share of curbside finds.
5. We've had the clock in our family room for over a year now. It no longer works. It chimes randomly if it chimes at all. We have a lot of clocks in our house but you won't find two that have the same time. Believe it or not, but we are hardly ever late for anything.
Now it's time to visit Nancy at
And Kim at Friday Finds.