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Time And Time Again …


Time to change the clocks again from Standard time to Daylight Savings time, and therein lies my teeny gripe!


According to the dictionary the definitions of standard are: normal, accepted, definitive, and official to name a few. I bring this up because this Sunday, March 8th is the beginning of Daylight Savings Time.

I’m one of those rare people who like it when it gets dark early. I like long evenings when you can be cozy and comfy… not that you can’t do that when it’s light out but it seems somehow more cozy when it’s dark. I know there are some others out there that agree with me but somehow when we mention this preference we get looks of disbelief. I’m not saying that I don’t enjoy an evening stroll, I’m not totally a hermit… I have been known to actually be outside after supper and enjoyed it.

I Googled ‘what do you call someone who likes the dark‘ and  of course got ‘vampire’…but lo and behold there is a word for those of us who do like early darkness better, it’s..

nyctophilia  nyc·to·phil·i·a (nĭk’tə-fĭl’ē-ə)
 A preference for the night or darkness.

Guess I’m a nyctophiliac.


I guess in the scheme of things it doesn’t matter…time is what it is…


and as for me, I’m always….






Author: mvobsession

I'm married, I have two daughters and two grandchildren and they all love MV. Enjoy my MV blog and contact me if I can answer any questions. This blog started out as strictly about Martha's Vineyard but over the years I've branched out to include other obsessions and interests. I enjoy photography and like sharing my photos here as well. Hope you enjoy :)

4 thoughts on “Time And Time Again …

  1. i used to have a clock that read *whatever* that i got in las vegas….. vineyard time….love it!! here we live on *beagle time*…..

    i still scratch my head over daylight *savings* time…..what are we saving?? no matter how you move the clock, there is still only 24 hours in a day….except for spring, where there ends up being 23, and fall, when there ends up being 25….

    loved it when i drove a truck, and running team with my husband….try explaining DST to D.O.T. when you have two log books where the hours add up to either 23 or 25!!!! hahahaha

  2. You’re right, only 24 hours in a day no matter where you set the clock 🙂 Can’t imagine the headache the time change made for you when you and your husband were driving the truck.

  3. No one has a really good reason for why we do this, and I can’t for the life of me figure out why we’re now “springing forward” two weeks before the spring equinox.

  4. isn’t that the truth.

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