Tag Archives: Savings Time

Hobby Beekeepers Get an Extra Hour

Most folks I know reset their clocks last night. This is great for hobby beekeepers who race home after work to don gaudy bee suits and ignite smoker fuel, hoping to beat the setting sun. Not so fast, Beekeepster. You … Continue reading

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Time and Time, Again

Most North Americans moved clock hands back last night.¬† Others in the northern hemisphere did this a week earlier. Meanwhile, some folks in the southern hemisphere did the deed in the opposite direction. Others never changed to Daylight Saving Time, … Continue reading

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About time

Ever wonder why it’s called Savings Time? Ben Franklin, America’s first¬† inventor/publisher/scientist/states-man/postmaster proposed the idea back in 1760 as a way to save money. You see, his father had been a candle maker so little Ben realized from an early … Continue reading

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