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Repealing time change may save lives

Written March 6th, 2019 by Hasso Hering

For the umpteenth time, we’re losing an hour with the time change come Sunday. And right on cue ODOT is warning us of the potentially fatal effects of drowsy driving that the change might cause.


Ray of hope: Three bills on DST

Written January 17th, 2019 by Hasso Hering

In the gloom of an Albany afternoon in January, it may be interesting to know that at least a few legislators this year would like to do something about daylight saving time or DST. More precisely, they would like to get rid of the pointless ritual of adjusting our clocks by one hour twice a […]


Cal vote might help on twilight rides

Written November 25th, 2018 by Hasso Hering

[youtube video=”Sv3yW1IRmAc”] Getting a late start on my Sunday bike ride, I got caught by the gathering dusk. Then I thought of California, where on that general subject, the majority of voters this month had the right idea.


Time change: Stuck with a dumb idea

Written October 31st, 2018 by Hasso Hering

Another pointless clock change is coming up Sunday, and it made me wonder what’s going on, timewise, in the rest of the world.


Time change: The glorious upside

Written March 10th, 2018 by Hasso Hering

Another time change. Nothing we can do about it, so we might as well do our best to ignore the hassle and look for the bright side instead.

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What time change? Just say no

Written November 3rd, 2017 by Hasso Hering

Rather than fulminate against the coming switch back to standard time, how about this for a change: Let’s try to ignore it.


Another time change looms: Nuts!

Written March 7th, 2017 by Hasso Hering

The insanity of our semiannual time changes has long been established. No additional proof is needed, but we’ll get it anyway on Sunday.

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