Archives for April 2, 2005

Set Your Clocks Forward 2005

(Public Service Announcement) (Reprise)

Yes, tonight you either a) lose one hours’ sleep, or, b) get to church in time to shake hands as everyone else leaves. (Sorry if that leaves your religon out, but the joke works better that way).

There is a much more interesting history to this than I had thought, and in a rare event, I must admit I was wrong! In a recent conversation with my son he was right and I was not, the idea was originally Ben Franklins’!

For an interesting and comprehensive look at Daylight Saving Time, go here.

Google Local

It seems I’m easy to impress, or Google is the most impressive thing around.

Latest: Google Local, which is a nice way to narrow your searches to your local area. Though it’s labeled ‘beta’, it worked well for me.

Try it, you’ll like it!

In other news… – Vatican can run smoothly, even in time of crisis – Apr 1, 2005

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican can conduct routine business when a pope is incapacitated or after he dies…

Al Haig still unemployed.