Editorial: Don’t forget to turn clocks back an hour

Published 10:14 pm Thursday, November 1, 2018

Daylight saving time ends this weekend, so don’t forget to turn back your clocks an hour Saturday night before you go to bed.

The idea of daylight saving time was proposed in 1895 by a man named George Hudson, and several countries have implemented it nationwide in the years since — the United States did so in 1918.

Daylight saving time typically begins the second Sunday of March and ends on the first Sunday of November.

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While the practice is good for the summer when you want to be outside enjoying the weather for longer, it makes for challenging days in the fall and winter when it ends as it gets darker so much earlier.

Since there’s nothing we can do about it, make the most of your daylight hours.

It seems like once the clocks are turned back, winter is only  a short way around the corner.