Thanks for the replies guys. I have had a little guidance in the past towards my watch purchase but never really "liked" anything. This is going to sound totally stupid but I really like the color blue LOL! But of course that isn't the pivotal factor in my choice. I have come back to this watch several times in my search the past 4 months and do think it may be the one.
There are many very good watches in all budget ranges with blue dials. Several off the top of my head: