Spring Forward: Daylight Saving

In case you had forgotten, we are here to remind you: we spring forward tomorrow – March 11th. Yep! It’s that time again: Daylight Saving Time!

 

When did this silly thing get started anyway?

It actually didn’t begin until 1986! You can thank Mr. George Vernon Hudson and Mr. William Willett, who proposed the time shift, twice annually.

 

Ok…But REALLY, why? 

As annoying as it may be to keep up with it, and as much as it may disrupt our schedules, sleep particularly, the proposal was created with the best of intentions. The idea is to allow for our days to be longer and overall more productive. The name is quite truthful when implying that it’s an attempt to save daylight!

 

And we all have to do this?!

Nope – not all places in the United States participate in the time-shift, anymore! Arizona and Hawaii have opted out, as have a few US Territories and Amish communities.

 

AGAIN – Whyyyyy?

Truthfully, it seems we could argue that all day. Despite what many thing, this time change was not intended to help farmers. In fact, they were very much against it! Their work goes by the sun, not by man-made time; arguing that it conflicted with and threw off their schedules (sounds familiar, right?). It was actually the urban community and industries that pushed for this change. Their argument of energy conservation has yet to really be proven, however.

 

Interested in more fun facts? Head over to the http://www.history.com/

You can thank Daylight Saving if you work Monday-Friday,  9-5, and want to book a weekday session with us! With this time change, it now puts our ideal time-frame for the PERFECT session between 6:00PM – 7:30PM start-time. Plenty of time to change, grab a quick dinner, and head out for the session of your dreams. 

 

Don’t forget to change your clocks!

Or…Don’t.

Tell the boss you totally forgot and overslept.

This is only your first strike, right?

 

 

 

 

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