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Time’s a changin’ (Warning: rant ahead)

It’s so weird to have the switch to daylight “savings” time (really, we’re not saving anything…just moving  the clock around) so early this year.  It used to be in April, and late April at that.  Here it is, only March 8, and the days are “longer” (such a goofy saying).  While I like the idea of the hour of daylight at the end of the day, not the beginning (when I’m likely to be unconscious anyway), this whole thing, changing the time twice a year, is irritating. 

In the winter we’re plunged into early darkness, and the days seem short and fitful for four long months (during the crappiest weather of the year).  It’s depressing and dreary and the suddeness of it gives you no time to adjust.  Suddenly you’re coming home from work in the dark and you don’t see your outside environment until the weekends. 

In the spring it’s a sudden switch to “longer” days.  The daylight after work is welcome–very much so–but I find it takes some adjusting to get on track with what time it really is, especially during the work week.  With the sunset later than you think, evening routine is skewed, and I end up staying up even later than usual (and for me that’s sayin’ something!). 

In short, I say quit messing with it.  Leave it one or the other, just pick one and stop this switching around (we’re down to only four months of Standard time anyway when it used to be six of each).


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