April 02, 2006

Now Remember:

You need to get ready for Daylight Savings Time tonight or tomorrow.

So spring back, and this autumn we'll all fall forward.

Unless I'm somehow confused . . .

Posted by Attila Girl at April 2, 2006 12:09 AM | TrackBack

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Posted by: beautifulatrocities at April 2, 2006 04:57 AM

In a fair world, DST would begin at 4PM on a Monday. I see no problem with the Fall time change.

Posted by: Darrell at April 2, 2006 06:34 AM

It does seem awfully unfair to cut so deeply into leisure time.

Come to think of it, this is the first time in a while I haven't been out on the Saturday night the time changes. I know I've always found it irritating when my husband fails to account for the spring time change when he discusses my having come in "awfully late last night." I always felt that the hour I got ripped off shouldn't be debited to my "late arrival" account.

After all, did I ask for Daylight Savings Time? I did not.

Posted by: Attila Girl at April 2, 2006 11:43 AM

Not to say anything to incur the wrath of an English major, but is "Late Arrivals" really an asset account? Debits increase asset accounts. Credits increase liability accounts. I wouldn't want Jane Galt from Asymmetrical Information coming looking for you...She's six-foot, if she's an inch, and I know how you'd never back away from any fight. Things could get nasty fast. And the Web isn't ready for this yet....without pay-per-view. And cheap home defibrillators.

T accounts....

Debits l Credits..........Debits l Credits

(ignore the periods, they are placekeepers for your system to keep the table right. Those are "plus(+) and minus(-)signs.

Assets + Liabilities= Owners Equity

Oh, back to your point. You are absolutely correct! Time changes don't count. Unless you voted for it in Congress.

Posted by: Darrell at April 2, 2006 06:59 PM

"Debits increase asset accounts. Credits increase liability accounts."

That's reversed, right?

My point is that if I get in at 3:30 the Sunday morning Daylight Savings Time starts, I REALLY only got in at
2:30, which isn't at all unreasonable. Or if I got in at 4:30, I REALLY only got in at 3:30, which doesn't sound nearly as bad.

Also: when a guy wakes up in the middle of the night on a night that his wife has gone out, it's probably a sign of some sort of guilty conscience, and that's what needs to be focused on, rather than this nitpicky clock stuff.

Posted by: Attila Girl at April 2, 2006 07:43 PM

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I agree it's rude for spouses to wake up. Towards me and towards Ms Ambien...

Posted by: Darrell at April 2, 2006 08:57 PM

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