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Once again, let's change the clocks

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A South Marion Citizen editorial

Those who drive to work early in the morning will have to face a dismal fact beginning next week. It’s going to be darker, later.
This Sunday morning (or Saturday night), we go through the annual ritual of turning our clocks ahead. In the spring, that means we lose an hour’s sleep, and that the sun rises an hour later.
Of course at the end of the day, we get a little more daylight, but that also means putting the little children and grandchildren to bed while it’s still daylight.
We’ve argued against changing back and forth for years, as have many Americans, but to no avail. Someone, somewhere, thinks this is a good idea. So we just have to live with it.
One good thing about the twice-a-year time change: It serves as a reminder to change the batteries in your smoke and/or carbon monoxide detectors. Make sure you keep yourself protected.
You do have a working smoke detector, don’t you?
So don’t forget, when you go to bed Saturday night, turn those clocks ahead, or else you’ll be an hour late for church on Sunday morning.