I have to say, I'm not a fan of Daylight Savings Time. That's not entirely true-- I guess it would be more accurate to say I don't have an opinion about it. My husband is, as I type, joyously proclaiming the benefits of it being 4:00 and looking like 3:00. I just don't get it. Never have. I am not bothered by shorter days nor do I get riled up about longer ones. There are 24 hours in a day, every day, and I use them as I desire, sunlight or lamp light.
I realize I am in the minority on this one, and that's ok. My father used to say "Ten thousand Frenchmen can be wrong." I never quite got why it was the French who were followers, but that was always beside the point. What matters is I'm at peace with my ambivalence about the whole time change thing.
Every year I come back to the central question: what's with all the switching? Can't we just go to daylight savings and stay there? I understand why we switch now, but why do we switch back? Why bother?
So Happy Extra Hour of Daylight to all of you out there who care. As for me, well, I guess the best thing about today for me is a good reason to take an afternoon nap.