Tuesday, March 06, 2007

Let There Be More Light

Sunshine, longer days, Daylight Savings Time... spring is fast approaching in these parts. The first signs last Saturday at the dog park was Pappy flopped down panting in the midst of a session of fetch. That hasn't happened for months. Later in the afternoon people were showing up in short sleeves and thongs (sandals, not bathing suits).

WeatherThen Sunday, bam, it was suddenly back down in the 30s (Fahrenheit, not Centigrade). Then this morning we had a wind chill approaching zero, and tomorrow we are supposed to have a snowstorm.

Hey, I'm all for moving up Daylight Savings Time. I love long days, and I like leaving work and seeing daylight. But this weather is all supposed to be past before DST rolls around. I've had the better part of five decades experience, and this is just plain unnatural. I thought those greenhouse gases were supposed to take care of this.


Maggie said...

We're all for the light too Pappy!!!! Bring it on!

Love ya lots,

Dachsies Rule said...

This is what happens when you let humans run the world. Let the dogs have their chance and see how much better it will be.

Roxie, Sammy & Andy

Pappy's Fella said...

Maggie and Dachsies,
There are strong points on both sides, so be sure to lobby the newly formed Dog Congress in support of your positions. Bark the vote.

Gus said...

Hmm! Here is Azrizona we do not have to save daylight, so, along with one county in Indiana, we opt out! My complaint is that we are now THREE hours behind my sister E.Rabbit, so when I am ready to talk, she is already sleepy! And when she calls us in the morning, muzzer gets mad because it is only 5:30 am. Teka is OK with this. Why don't you guys join us?

Pappy's Fella said...

In the 80s I went to school in Bloomington, Indiana, and two years later moved to Tucson, Arizona-- no DST in either place. Back then all the TV schedules in Tucson would shift by one hour when surrounding locales would spring forward or fall back.