Exact Lives Save Change

Exact Lives Save Change. Or it might have been Exact Change Saves Lives. Something like that, anyway.

Yeah, it was definitely one of those nights – y’know, such as, in this case, I might have gotten to sleep for a few minutes or so by 3am, after five hours tossing and turning, and there wasn’t much sleep after that, either. No particular reason, no great worries or whatever – it just happens sometimes. Oh well. But at the tag-end of it, in the scrambled half-awake of the pre-dawn period, up comes that phrase: Exact Lives Save Change.

Okay, it’s probably just a riff on a sign I used to see on the buses throughout my childhood: Exact Change Saves Time. But as I crawled my way out of bed this morning, it felt a bit more personal than that – that I’ve let my self-discipline slip somewhat over the past few months, and if I want real change to happen, I do indeed need to be a lot more exact with my own life.

And, yeah, when I do look around and apply a metaphoric equivalent of the TV test-card, it does indeed seem I’ve let things get a fair bit more blurry than they should:

So, if needed, Apologies For Any Inconvenience Caused.

Please Do Adjust Your (mind)Set.

(ab)Normal Service Will Be Resumed As Soon As Possible.

Stay Tuned To This Channel For The Next Thrilling Instalment, perhaps?

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *