Ever since NYC’s last 6 p.m. sunset last week, the days are getting darker faster, and alas, the day we’ve all been dreading is once again making its appearance–daylight savings.
Daylight Saving Time, that thing that has all of us confused on whether it means we lose or gain an hour of sleep, is ending this Sunday, November 6. To clear things up, at 2a.m. the clocks will jump back to 1a.m., giving all of those who will be sleeping an extra hour of zzz’s and all those who are up and out a serious case of déjà vu.
And while this clock change means more sunshine in the morning for those early risers, it also means shorter days and a darker commute home from work.
With bad news comes the silver lining, however!
A new bill was proposed that would make Daylight Saving Time permanent, which means we wouldn’t have to change our clocks ever again!
Dubbed the “Sunshine Protection Act,” the new legislation would keep clocks in springtime mode…meaning those winter nights wouldn’t be quite so dark and dismal! If approved, the new function would not go into the effect until 2023. You can read more about this here.
Until then, the arrival of Daylight Savings Time means that, while the days will be shorter, one thing’s for sure–the holiday season is on its way! Between all the holiday markets, holiday parties, and light festivals, there’s more than enough fun to be had to keep a smile on our faces–even during the dark times!