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    Default I Got The Daylight Savings Time Blues...

    Got home from work last night around 5:30 PM and it was already DARK!!!

    Feels kinda early to start telling myself that spring is just around the corner!

    How does everyone else that works all day deal with the lack of daylight this time of year?
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    It’s the MOST WONDERFUL TIME OF THE YEAR! My regular shift ends at 9 p.m. so with the exception of one week during summer I get home at dark anyway. BUT when we switch back to standard time “POOF” I have one more hour of duck hunting or dog training every day. I love it being light an hour earlier every day


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    Quote Originally Posted by All-Out View Post
    Got home from work last night around 5:30 PM and it was already DARK!!!

    Feels kinda early to start telling myself that spring is just around the corner!

    How does everyone else that works all day deal with the lack of daylight this time of year?
    Take heart...in about 7 weeks, the days will start getting longer again (of course, they'll get shorter until the winter solstice...), and then we'll "spring forward" about 3 mos. after that....

    That's how I deal with it, anyway...

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    Quote Originally Posted by All-Out View Post
    Got home from work last night around 5:30 PM and it was already DARK!!!

    Feels kinda early to start telling myself that spring is just around the corner!

    How does everyone else that works all day deal with the lack of daylight this time of year?
    It's easy to deal with. That means duck season is almost here!!!

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    Like anyone else w/a pretty normal work schedule...I am bumming about the time change, I have to rush home, throw the dogs in the truck, then head out and only get to train for about 2 hours....when will spring get here!?
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    I work at a family business. I have a puppy coming at Christmas and he will be coming to work with me. I plan on building a small pen outside my office window to keep him in when he is not inside. We will train a little before work and during lunch!!!!!!!!!!!
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    I don't like the time change.
    I really don't understand why we still do it.
    Why do we fall back in the fall??
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    I got so messed up my internal clock was out of control. I showed up for my regular job in the evening instead of arriving early, I arrived 12 hours early. i had been working an extra job and never saw daylight for weeks.
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    Me too!!!! I leave for work when it's still dark and get home when it's dark now. I hate it. Love my job, weekends and every other Friday off, but this dark stuff is for the birds. On nice days I bring Ryder to work with me and we go over lunch to do some quick marks, but it's not the same.......

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    Hey all, THIS is the REAL time now! LOL, I hate the daylight "savings" time because I find morning light much more valuable than the evening. If we start at first light we can get 3 or 4 set ups in and be DONE by 8:30.

    Most folks are too busy with family, cooking, etc in the evening, so why don't we just let it be dark when its supposed to be dark?
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