Daylight Saving Time: Turn Your Clocks Forward Today!

For some reason, Daylight Savings Time seems to have advanced by a month and begins today, March 9, 2008. So make sure all your clocks are advanced by 1 hour or you might be late for work or an important appointment tomorrow.

One of the great things about modern technology is its ability to implant clocks wherever and whenever possible. The disadvantage of this, however, is that we now have more clocks than ever to reset twice a year (with the exception of the lucky few who reside in areas that don’t participate in this ritual.)

So I thought I’d put together a little list of things and appliances around your home or office that may need checking and/or resetting:

  • Regular clocks around the house (that is, clocks that exist for the sole purpose of being clocks) – bedrooms, guest bedroom, mantel clocks, kitchen wall clock, living room, family room, rec room, etc.
  • Wrist Watches
  • Cell Phones (may only require turning off and turning back on)
  • Oven & Microwave
  • Televisions
  • DVD Players/DVRs/VCRs
  • Computers (in case your automatic update hasn’t kicked in) & Printers
  • Phones & Answering Machines
  • Fax & Copy Machines
  • Postage Meters
  • Digital Cameras & Camcorders
  • Pagers
  • iPods
  • Radios/CD Players
  • Car Stereos
  • Sprinklers (if you’re particular about watering your lawn before sunrise)
  • The Pen that’s also a Clock (because ‘sometimes when you’re writing, you don’t always know the exact time.’)

Well, that’s all I can think of, and I’m sure there must be more, but these ought to keep you busy for a while.

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