Clock Day

Sunset

This weekend forty-eight fiftieths of the United States, or something, will change their clocks and set them back an hour. This creates confusion, tons of messed up schedules, and programming madness.

But it’s all worthwhile so our farmers can get more sleep. Or our lights can be on less. Or our daylight savings bonds can mature faster.

Why do we do this? What is the secret behind this mystery?

Yes, it’s time for me to roll out my extensive explanation of Daylight Savings Time, it’s history, it’s reasoning, and it’s seamless integration into our lives.

Click here for my old, yet always pertinent, explanation of Daylight Savings Time.