OMG, it’s not that time of the year again, is it? Unfortunately, it is. Daylight Saving Time returns this weekend.
Time change this year seems to have snuck up on me, and I’m sure it has on you too. I honestly wasn’t expecting it to happen for another couple of weeks, but here we are. Also, it seems a lot earlier this year, but it’s not. Daylight Saving Time has been occurring on the second Sunday in March since 2007 after the Energy Policy Act of 2005 was signed into law.
So this Sunday morning at 2 a.m. you’ll need to advance your clocks forward one hour to 3 a.m. Most of us won’t be awake at that time, so, when you go to bed Saturday night go ahead and advance your clock or you’ll be late for Sunday church services. I’ll need to go to bed a bit earlier or I could be the one dozing off and being nudged by my wife to wake back up!
We’ll all be losing an hour of sleep this weekend and we’ll be trying our best to make up for it all week long. We’ll probably be fully adjusted to the time change by mid-April! The positive side to the time change is more daylight in the evening, which is the whole purpose of Daylight Saving Time.
Plus, we’re that much closer to SPRING! Spring will officially arrive a week later, Sunday, March 20th at 10:33 a.m. CDT.
So Sunday while you’re changing your nightstand clocks, it’s probably a good idea to go ahead and test your smoke can carbon monoxide detectors in your home to make sure they’re working and that the batteries haven’t died. Just something you should do at least twice a year.
15 Most Neighborly East Texas Facebook Groups For Us All
You know, there’s a lot happening around us, and much of the time we’re totally oblivious to it. If it weren’t for social media then a lot of us would be completely clueless. Stay informed with what’s happening in your community through these Facebook groups.
Texas Cities And Towns That Will Make That Young Teenager In You Laugh A Bit
Yeah, we’re tapping into our less mature side with this one and letting that inner teenage boy laugh a little more at these Texas town names that sound a little dirty or perverted.
Hey Food Network, These East Texas Best East Are Worthy Of An Episode
We’re sending Food Network a message – it’s about time to bring some of those cameras from your shows and feature our fantastic restaurants on several of your shows.
East Texas is full of fantastic restaurants that are owned by some extremely talented chefs, pitmasters and bakers. For years you, the Food Network, have been creating shows featuring local hot spots and we feel it’s about time for some of our favorite hot spots to be featured on one of your many shows.
16 Exciting Places In Tyler and Longview For Your Bored Out-Of-Town Relatives To Visit
Now it’s time to take on a new adventure with the family this holiday and to kick boredom to the curb with these fun East Texas activities.