What will you do with yours on Sunday?
Definitely gonna make time to drive down and see the snow geese!
Shamefully, I forgot!
The perfect example of remembering to ‘step away’ from my own mind full of nonsensical important tasks and go feel and see the momentary beauty of the fleeing season.
Thank you for rattling my brain.
Lovely post. Thanks Bryan.
It is my privilege to live largely without a clock now that I am mostly retired. i wake and sleep when it pleases me and adjust daily based on weather and whim.
Lovely essay. I will be looking for my first-of-season winter wren.
I'll be out in the wild grabbing every minute I can... beautiful post... as usual.
Probably the best thing I’ve ever read about Daylight Savings! I loathe it deep in my marrow, but this is entirely because I have kids and the spring time change has been miserable for 16 years.
I was already planning on going hunting this Sunday, but will now be doing it with an entirely different attitude and perspective about that time in the woods and its relationship to the clock left behind at home. 💚
"Finite, scarce, and arbitrary, time now passes so easily from lives of infinite distraction."
Rarely do I read a sentence as beautifully written.
I, however, will be down here blissfully in Mexico where we have recently ceased this idiotic practice and time is of a different nature to begin with.
I will be looking in the weeds and leaves and the bits of trees giving back to the soil. There I may find some odd life forms that prove to me that life is never boring.
I love this idea! And you’ve inspired me to do the same 🌞 It’s so easy to forget that time is a construct. And I can’t resist sharing my essay (from almost a year ago!) on that mind-bending topic: https://kenshostudio.substack.com/p/measuring-the-infinite
I cannot decide right now, but it's a whole new present. Thanks.
This is just delightfully rogue and also very wise.
Last night a monarch emerged from a chrysalis unseen on the backside of a houseplant leaf brought back indoors from its summer vacation. It looks rather stunned but did crawl onto my hand. It spent the night in a cool room and I didn't put it out until the sun had been up a few hours shining on stragglers of zinnias. Not sure if in this 50 degree weather if it will survive, but I'm hoping. Isn't it too late to emerge just shy of November 1st?
A couple-three years ago I decided to ignore Daylight Saving Time altogether and refused to set my clocks forward in spring. Since then all my timekeeping devices—other than those that automatically reset themselves back and forward—display what I call “sun time.” (Until fall, whenever DST rears its ridiculous head, it’s easy enough just do the math.) Eventually all other clocks will fall in line, albeit temporarily.
This is awesome. I've been cashing in my extra hour since I was 18 when I decided it was a shame to sleep that hour away. I'll probably spend it at my easel, but I usually decide in the moment. Enjoy yours!
Thank you for that affirmation. It means a lot.
Wonderful way to celebrate this in-between time of year. I'm retired and live in Tucson. Arizona declined the invitation to mess with the clock. The Sandhill Cranes have arrived at their winter nesting grounds near Tombstone. I doubt they will recognize me, but I'm going to visit them anyway.