March 8, 2015Spring forward with handMany of our members stay up until 2:00 a.m.  to change their clocks at exactly the right time

Spring Ahead

Areas not using Daylight Saving Time (DST):

*  Not all areas of the U.S. are covered. Most of Arizona does not use it. Here’s an article about this:

*  Other areas that don’t use it are Hawaii, American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands.

*  Indiana was another one until 2006.

Daylight “Saving” or “Savings” Time?


The above is an excerpt from:

Dream job:


DMC assistant vice president Grover Click was in Vienna a few years ago on the
day clocks changed. He visited the Uhrenmuseum (clock museum). He took
this picture of a staff member chaining a clock. She had 3,000 clocks to change.

Topics for dull discussions:

•  Effects on our lives from losing the hour; compare this with gaining the hour in the fall.

•  Whether you like DST or would prefer that we don’t have it.

More info: Wikipedia has a 21-page article about Daylight Saving Time . . . which comes in handy if looking for something dull to read:

March railroad guy set your clock[[please ignore the exclamation point]