BOOKING THROUGH THURSDAY: SPRING FORWARD, OR THE TIMES THEY ARE A-CHANGING — MARCH 7

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Good morning…and welcome to another bookish event:  Booking Through Thursday.  We share our thoughts about books, reading, and those things in life that affect our reading.

Today’s Thoughts to Ponder:

Clocks change this weekend here in the US, which means one less hour to read … does anybody else begrudge that hour like I do? Wish the Powers That Be would just pick a time-frame and stick to it instead of inflicting clock-driven jet lag on an innocent public twice a year?

(Yeah, so not a question so much about reading … except, of course, you do need to use your electric light to be able to read, so the hour it gets dark IS relevant!)

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Oh, yes, I do wish they would pick a time-frame and stick to it!  In fact, I do recall a time way back in the day when they didn’t switch…something to do with saving energy.

That didn’t last, though.  And here we are again…It seems like we just changed the time!

There are some additional reasons why I don’t like the time changing:  my numerous clocks!

Clocks over the Mantle

Clocks over the Mantle

 

Coca Cola Clock in the Dining Room

Coca Cola Clock in the Dining Room

Then there are other clocks…in the office, in the bedroom, and the phone clocks.  A clock on the VCR…yes, I still have one, in addition to my DVD player…lol

Office Clock

Office Clock

 

I especially don’t enjoy changing the collectible ones, because I have to take them all down, change the time, and reposition them on the wall.  Using a ladder!

But aside from that….I do like having more light at the end of the day.  So my vote would be to have daylight savings time all year long!

What about the rest of you?  How do you roll on this issue?

 

 

 

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19 thoughts on “BOOKING THROUGH THURSDAY: SPRING FORWARD, OR THE TIMES THEY ARE A-CHANGING — MARCH 7

    • Thanks, Melissa…I do enjoy them, as the theme resonates with me…and I like the way they look…lol

      But the whole time-changing think…not so much. I also like the extra light at the end of the day.

      Thanks for stopping by.

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  2. I would prefer not to have to change all my clocks twice a year, too! Don’t think I have quite as many as you – but quite a few anyway, and I always seem to end up forgetting about at least one of them. And like you I too still have both VCR and DVD (and phones and watches and at least one clock on the wall in every room…)

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    • You may note that one of the clocks displayed in the photo does not show the same time as the others. I took the battery out of that one because it had such a loud ticking sound, it started to drive me crazy! lol

      Thanks for stopping by, Hazel.

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  3. Everything in my house is digital so I don’t have to worry about physically changing the clocks but we had a time with it when I was younger changing all the clocks before bed. Nice collection of clocks.

    Thanks for stopping by my site. 🙂

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  4. The majority of people I know would prefer sticking with one time but nobody asks us! I still have manual clocks to change too and a few always escape for a few days.

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