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For Americans On Daylight Savings Time – Set Your Clocks Back One Hour

Herb’s Blog, Herbdate 22918 – 1005

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As a Public Service Announcement to fellow Americans(and for post # 3), this is the autumn time change when we “fall back” one hour. Yes, Daylight Savings Time actually ends but I don’t think it matters what you call it or how you say it, it’s still a nuisance.

Parenting Trick if your kids are at that certain age: We always waited until after we put the little ones to bed, then we turned the clocks back for an extra hour to ourselves.

And Finally, Some Good Advice, Just In Case:

Comments

22 responses to “For Americans On Daylight Savings Time – Set Your Clocks Back One Hour”

  1. Jacqui Murray Avatar

    Those are hilarious, Herb. I’d never thought of most of those instances. The extra hour of work–that probably drives Unions nuts!

    1. Herb Avatar

      Oh, I’m sure it does. When I was a security guard nobody cared that I had to work an extra hour. That’s life.

  2.  Avatar
    Anonymous

    I need to turn mine back more than an hour…Maybe I can catch up on my writing.

    1. Herb Avatar

      Hah! That’s a great idea.

  3. Homemaking in the Dunes Avatar

    This was funny. My poor husband thought we were not turning back in Colorado.

    1. Herb Avatar

      We are as far as I know. They do need to quit playing with it, though, I think.

  4. haoyando Avatar

    It’s going to get dark really early at night. This year, we are at 72 degree right now and don’t feel like it is winter coming…

    1. Herb Avatar

      I know what you mean. It looks beautiful right now.

  5. MichaelStephenWills Avatar

    It always surprises me

    1. Herb Avatar

      Me too.

  6. kagould17 Avatar

    I just wish they’d leave time on standard time. Time travel twice a year is exhausting and the illusion of an extra hour of sleep is just that, an illusion. And tonight sunset is 4:52 Ysyyyyy. Happy Fall Back Day Herb. Allan

    1. Herb Avatar

      I agree. They need to leave it alone.

  7. Mr. Ohh's Sideways View Avatar

    Great stuff. But where were you when I needed you. I forgot to change the clock on my stove and thought my son was late for a party, embarassing myself. 🤣😎🙃

    1. Herb Avatar

      I posted it early in the day, I thought. It snuck up on me too, if that’s any consolation.

  8. dumbestblogger Avatar

    Thankfully I don’t work third shift.

    1. Herb Avatar

      I was a security guard for a while.

      1. dumbestblogger Avatar

        I did the night shift at Walmart for a summer, but not when the clocks changed.

  9. Amber Avatar
    Amber

    Oh my

    1. Herb Avatar

      Oh, your

  10. J P Avatar

    We have done this change so many times I have lost track of whether I am ahead, behind or even.

    1. Herb Avatar

      I wish they would just leave it alone one way or another.

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