Yesterday I awoke to a broken watch. Struggling out of bed I looked at the time and realised that it couldn’t possibly be right. There was no movement, the hands frozen at a point in time now belonging to history.
And before anything else my first thought was that I couldn’t afford a new watch right now. My mind spun through options, and budgets, and savings accounts trying to determine how much I could afford to spend. Should I buy a cheap temporary replacement while I saved up for a good one? Could I make do for a while without a watch, using my cell phone as a clock? Should I just whip out my credit card and bite the bullet and go all out. I am partial to a nice watch, and perhaps this was the excuse I needed to upgrade. Read More