Keeping time around the world

Keeping time around the world

In a period of my adult, professional, life, I spent many days (and nights) on planes flying around the world. For many of those years, I kept track of time with a Rolex GMT-Master II watch that kept track of two or three time zones at once. The secondary, 24-hour dial, usually displayed the Greenwich […]

Keeping up with time when it changes

Noticed our vintage grandfather clock in the entrance foyer clanged too many times this afternoon after returning home from more pressing matters on this Nov. 1. My watch time read an hour earlier. It had reset automatically at 0200 (2 a.m.) back to 0100 (2 a.m.) to compensate for the end of Daylight Savings Time. […]