Hacking DST*

Melted Metal Clock
It must be a sign I’m getting old that I’m so inordinately tickled when I can extract a tiny favor from the space-time continuum.

While teaching in England 2 weeks ago, we observed *Daylight Savings Time on the Sunday morning of my workshop by luxuriating in an extra hour of much needed sleep.  Since the USA observes DST a week later than the U.K., I got to sleep in again last Sunday. Though two hours of extra sleep in the space of one week may not seem like a big deal, it thrills me beyond measure that I won’t have to give back one of those hours next spring – I get to keep it for the rest of my life.

Time, of course, always wins in the end –  but in my case it will have to wait an extra hour.

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