Saturday, November 01, 2008

Time Change, Fall Back

Along with the changing colors, falling leaves, and rain, autumn brings the "fall back" part of Daylight Savings Time. At 2:00am on Sunday morning, the time goes back one hour. This means an extra hour of sleep, or for those who prefer, one more hour to add to their evening.

How many hours are spent changing clocks in the following days and weeks? Here is a quick list of the clocks we'll have to change:
  • Two wrist watches
  • Two alarm clocks
  • Guest bedroom clock
  • Living room wall clock
  • Coffee machine
  • Microwave
  • Range
  • Toaster Oven
  • Two cell phones
  • Two vehicle radio clocks
That's a lot of switching that needs to be done twice a year.

And to all you working people, get ready for getting up in the dark, and driving home in the dark!

For more reading on Daylight Savings, see these two links:

Daylight Saving Time
Daylight Saving: Regional Rules

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2 Smart Remarks:

Blogger Melissa said...

it only means an extra hour of sleep if the babies and kids cooperate.....

oh the joys of time change and having kids.... :)

10:52 AM  
Anonymous Stephanie said...

All our kids were up one hour early this no extra sleep for us! :)

7:29 PM  

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