From December 2008

Grandfather Clocks to Usher In the New Year

In modern times, at least in most New Year’s celebrations witnessed by the author of this blog post, people who are indoors generally huddle around the television set as midnight is approaching.  Nowadays, many may be watching giant LCD screens or plasma or HDTVs, but the feelings are similar whether watching a 10 year old …

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Grandfather Clocks Relevance in Modern Times

When working at your Toshiba laptop, or using your Apple iPhone, one might legitimately wonder just why would I need a grandfather clock in my home to tell time. The short answer, which has been true since the advent of the wristwatch in the early 1900s, is that grandfather clocks are a form of, depending …

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