Baby G Neo Retro Watches
Laura Lee - August 22, 2018

Looking Back

by Edgar A. Guest

I might have been rich if I'd wanted the gold
instead of the friendships I've made.
I might have had fame if I'd sought for renown
in the hours when I purposely played.
Now I'm standing to-day on the far edge of life,
and I'm just looking backward to see
What I've done with the years and the days that were mine,
and all that has happened to me.

I haven't built much of a fortune to leave
to those who shall carry my name,
And nothing I've done shall entitle me now
to a place on the tablets of fame.
But I've loved the great sky and its spaces of blue;
I've lived with the birds and the trees;
I've turned from the splendor of silver and gold
to share in such pleasures as these.

I've given my time to the children who came;
together we've romped and we've played,
And I wouldn't exchange the glad hours spent
with them for the money that I might have made.
I chose to be known and be loved by the few,
and was deaf to the plaudits of men;
And I'd make the same choice should the chance
come to me to live my life over again.

I've lived with my friends and I've shared in their joys,
known sorrow with all of its tears;
I have harvested much from my acres of life,
though some say I've squandered my years.
For much that is fine has been mine to enjoy,
and I think I have lived to my best,
And I have no regret, as I'm nearing the end,
for the gold that I might have possessed.

The Baby-G watch brand is about to give us all a seriously heavy dosage of nostalgia. They’ve recently introduced a new Neo Retro Theme Series, which includes watches that look just like the clear plastic ones we had as kids. They come in translucent candy colors, and remind us of all the childhood goodness in the world from Game Boys to cassette tapes and Tamagotichis.

 

It’s the kind of watch we all used to beg our parents for back in grade school. But this time, you can actually afford it yourself.  There are two different watches in the series, a blue or pink version.  The blue comes with orange accents, while the pink is more of a Barbie shade with red accents.

 

Not only are they super fun to wear and look up, but they’re also highly functional. Each of the digital watches are water resistant (up to 200 meters), as well as shock resistant and come with a countdown timer.