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Exactly who saves time when we change the clocks to Daylight Savings Time? Not me.

I spent 15 minutes changing the clocks in my life. Thank goodness for engineers who developed clocks that autosync with the atomic clocks and those that change the clocks on my computers twice a year.

Today I have several RSS feeds duplicated in FeedDemon because someone changed the clock on the server and now all the RSS entries are one hour different from the original posting. Maybe Nick Bradbury addresses this in the latest version. Note to self: get moving with the upgrade. Fifteen more minutes deleting the duplicate entries.

My body clock wakes me up without an alarm. This is something I like except for days like today and the next few where it will be completely screwed up. So I lost an hour of productivity this morning because I overslept.

So far I am down 2.5 hours if you include the time shift. Bummer. Short of moving to Indiana and Arizona, how can I avoid this problem? I know I will make some of it back in October, but who can wait that long?

2 Responses to “Daylight Savings Time – Costing me time”

  1. April 3rd, 2006 at 16:14 | #1

    LOL! Moving to Indiana won’t save you anymore. As of last Sunday we are officially on eastern time and observed DST ourselves. I myself was not too bothered by it as I moved here from California in 1989. But it’s been kinda funny watching all the hand wringing going on by the native Hoosiers that have had their own time zone for many years.

  2. April 3rd, 2006 at 16:52 | #2

    Make that just Arizona as Indiana now does Daylight Savings Time.

    I propose that DST is now really Standard time. A standard is generally something that is the norm. As DST is now in place for more than six months of the year, it is the standard.

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