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Old 02-21-2009, 09:29 AM   #1
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The Time Change - Daylight Saving Time

The time change starts NEXT WEEKEND - March 8th. WOO HOO!



I absolutely hate winter and the time change really helps my seasonal affective disorder. I am too excited!!

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Old 02-21-2009, 09:37 AM   #2
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Whoa! I has no idea it was so soon! I love DST, too. The light evenings are so wonderful. But then, I'm an early exerciser and I get up at 4:30. My body is going to be telling me "IT'S 3:30 A.M. ARE YOU NUTS?!" The older I get, the longer it takes me to adapt to the Spring ahead thing. Then when we go off DST, I'm nodding off on the couch at 7 p.m. I'm a mess...
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Old 02-21-2009, 10:04 AM   #3
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The time change starts NEXT WEEKEND - March 8th. WOO HOO!



I absolutely hate winter and the time change really helps my seasonal affective disorder. I am too excited!!
Toots ~ don't scare me like that. It's two weekends away. I thought I had forgotten to pay my rent, missed two court dates, and missed paying my insurance. Next weekend is the 1st. Dang ~ total heart attack.
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Old 02-21-2009, 11:58 AM   #4
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Oh great, now the dogs will want to go for a walk after supper because it will light out....and they will STILL want their walk after lunch because they are used to it. Maybe I can put sunglasses on them and they won't notice?
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Old 02-21-2009, 12:08 PM   #5
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That means my morning jogs will be in complete darkness for a few weeks....:D
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Old 02-21-2009, 12:54 PM   #6
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It will be nice to have it be lighter when I get up in the morning. And I hate coming home from work and having it be dark already. The nights seem so long when it gets dark early. Just think 27 days until Spring!!
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Old 02-21-2009, 01:02 PM   #7
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It will be nice to have it be lighter when I get up in the morning. And I hate coming home from work and having it be dark already. The nights seem so long when it gets dark early. Just think 27 days until Spring!!
Daylight savings?
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Old 02-21-2009, 01:25 PM   #8
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It will be nice to have it be lighter when I get up in the morning. And I hate coming home from work and having it be dark already. The nights seem so long when it gets dark early. Just think 27 days until Spring!!
It's funny, here in North Carolina it's light at 6 am already and stays light until 6 pm. I remember California though, it was a shock when I got here that daylight was so different.
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Old 02-21-2009, 01:40 PM   #9
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Wow, already. Cool, I think.
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Old 02-21-2009, 02:21 PM   #10
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If I were God I would slow down the Earth's rotation so each day will be 30 hours long and change its spin angle from 23 degrees to 0 degrees so we can have 15 hours of daylight and 15 hours of darkness throughout the year, no variation, no matter what latitude you're on which will result in having no seasons as well. Your year-round "mono-season" will depend on your latitude.
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