This adjusting for Daylight Saving Time is exhausting!
The two smartphones in the house know how to adjust themselves without any help from us. The two laptops...ditto. The nooks™ reset themselves.
The clock on the coffee maker is easy. The clock on the wall in the kitchen is even easier. The one on the oven is a bitch. I think I set the timer on that a half dozen times before I got to the clock's controls. I still have no idea how.
I forgot about the microwave oven. I'll get to that one later.
My bedside clock is a bitch. It has a Daylight Saving Time setting and, for the life of me, I can't figure out if it does anything. Every time we have to change the clocks, I end up changing the clock's time zone because nothing else seems to work. It's been 12 minutes fast for the last 3 years and I'll be damned if I'm going to try to figure out how to fix that part. It's close enough.
I have a watch that I'll forget to reset until the next time I wear it...and panic about what time I think it is until I remember.
The best clock in the house is the one on Anon GF's bedside table. That one stays on DST all year long. Which means that I think I'm an hour late for everything 1/2 of the year and then I don't have to do anything to it in the spring.
Clock on wife's desk has a dead battery. Check
Heating thermostats are not on DST and don't get changed. Check
A/C thermostats are on DST and don't get changed. Check
Bedroom alarm gets set wrong way. Check
Cars - I'll get to them. Check
Computers and other electronic things, seem to do it by themselves. Check
Cat gets up with sun. Check.
Warner, I thought I was good until you mentioned thermostats. I didn't even think about the programable thermostat! No wonder I was cold this morning. Now if only I can remember to change it when I get home tonight...
The only clock I have violent issues with is the one in my car. I can never remember which buttons I'm supposed to push in what order to change the damn time (and looking it up in the manual is obviously too much work). I usually end up accidentally switching the radio station a few times before I finally figure it out.
Or you can just move to Arizona where they don't practice DST (problem solved!).
If it's a choice between DST and moving to Arizona, I'll stick with DST.
Arizona's government has become the nation's most fetid lunatic asylum, and that's quite an achievement these days.
I can ignore DST, and in a few months it will go back to normal. I can't say that about Arizona.
I'd just as soon stick with DST year round. I can deal with dark mornings. Dark at 4:00pm bums me right out.
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