Tag Archive | Daylight Saving Time

Do You Really Want to be Like Arizona?

This post was almost called “What Kristen Said” because a few months ago (about six) Kristen Stieffel and I did a Point/Counterpoint about Daylight Savings Time. Me being the Arizonan who doesn’t have to experience “Spring Forward” and “Fall Back” each year all but begged my legislators to adopt Daylight Savings Time. I’ve found out […]

One Thing Worse (or How to Torture an Arizonan)

This post was almost called “What Kristen Said” because a few months ago (about six) Kristen Stieffel and I did a Point/Counterpoint about Daylight Savings Time. Me being the Arizonan who doesn’t have to experience “Spring Forward” and “Fall Back” each year all but begged my legislators to adopt Daylight Savings Time. I’ve found out […]

Short Summer Nights 

Short Summer Nights 

  One and a half. That is the number of summers of my life that I’ve been able to enjoy long nights. For those of you who read Kristen’s post with the promise that I’m going to be pro-Daylight Saving Time, you might be a bit disappointed. We actually conclude with basically the same point. […]

You can’t protect sunlight

You can’t protect sunlight

Here in Florida, a misguided legislator with too much time on her hands has proposed a “Sunshine Protection Act.” Now, you may not have realized that our sunlight was endangered and needs our protection. That’s probably because it isn’t and doesn’t. Yet perennially this topic comes up. A similar bill died in committee last year […]

Have You Saved Any Daylight Today?

Since I live in Arizona, I am one of the lucky few on this planet who doesn’t have to deal with the insanity of Daylight Saving Time (yes, it’s “saving” not “savings”–I looked it up: “Saving is used here as a verbal adjective [a participle]. It modifies time and tells us more about its nature; […]