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It's Time to Spring Forward!

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It’s that time again! Time to change your clocks and “spring forward” one hour! At 2 a.m. Sunday, March 11, the clocks move ahead one hour and we leave standard time behind. While the time change will cost us an hour of sleep, you will once again have sunlight when you drive home from work! Consider this a reminder that that the long, bright days of spring are just around the corner.

Daylight Saving Time was started, in part, by a man named William Willett, who published “The Waste of Daylight” in 1907. Willett was inspired by an early-morning epiphany that “the sun shines upon the land for several hours each day while we are asleep” and yet there “remains only a brief spell of declining daylight in which to spend the short period of leisure at our disposal.” Though Willett did address the fact that it would save money to reduce the use of artificial lighting during the day, his main purpose was the increase enjoyment of sunlight.

Post Date: 3/9/2018

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