Solar “Toys”: “Back Up” Solar Watch

By , September 9, 2018

Back in March, when my trusty Citizen® Eco-Drive solar watch appeared to act up, I ordered an inexpensive solar watch to keep me on time during the interval of sending the Citizen in for repair, and waiting for its return.

Luckily, as described in the post I wrote on the subject, I figured out my watch merely needed to charge properly (see Out of Time). I then had an extra watch I likely wouldn’t need for years, if ever.

I’d chosen a really nice watch for under $35, a Casio® Tough Solar Analog/Digital. I set it on the bedroom window sill to keep charged against the far distant day when I might need it.

Casio solar watch

The Casio solar watch, left of my Fitbit (Photo: Michelle L. Zeiger).

That day came sooner than I thought.

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First Friday Guest Artist at Alaska Rod’s

By , September 6, 2018

I’m headed back to Alaska Rod’s on Main Street in Haines to be their Guest Artist for First Friday on September 7th.

Mark Zeiger at AK Rod's First Friday

Last March’s First Friday. Look at all the great stuff at Alaska Rod’s! (Photo: Rhonda Hinson).

First Friday is always a good time in downtown Haines. Shops and venues open late and host local artists, writers, and musicians. It runs loosely from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

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