CLOCKS UP!

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Friends,
Don't forget to set your clocks up one hour tonight!

Deb

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Thanks Deb

For a change, I actually remembered BEFORE sleep! Not that morning-after confusion.

And the most important clock is on the coffee maker! Gotta have that java going right away.
:)

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I am still feeling the

I am still feeling the effects of losing the hour!!! I guess I Need to reheat the java joe.

Deb

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RE: Time change

I slept in more than the extra hour that was lost to help get over my cold, maybe tomorrow I can start getting back on schedule and getting used to the time change?

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Another cold?

I reckon you like colds Larry, don't be so selfish leave some for others.
By the way you haven't lost an hour they just moved the clock. That hour is still there, ask the animals they don't tell the time by clocks but by their tummies.
Sussexman
You are standing still, it is time that is moving.

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OK Colin you are messing with

OK Colin you are messing with my brain!!!
LOLOL
deb

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RE: hour not lost

Yah, but I have so many clocks it took an hour to change them all!

YB
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You sound like me Larry

too many clocks, not enough time.

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RE: Too Many Clocks

During a recent power out late in the evening, my battery backup clock had dead batteries, and I spent time trying to figure out how to find out the time! Finally giving it up, I realized it wasn't so bad, I even felt relaxed.

It's nuts to be run by a clock, either waiting or catching up.

Years ago stuck in traffic, I was constantly looking at my watch until I just took it off and put it away, never to wear a wristwatch again. There are clocks everywhere, why bother?

Finally made it to work AND enjoyed watching the geese until I got there.

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Clock Watchers?

When I was Postman my whole day was governed by the clock. When I retired I put my watch in a drawer and slammed it shut. The watch is still there and can't say I miss it. Now I get up when Chance (my dog) wants his breakfast and go to bed when I am tired. Great way of living.
Sussexman
We all come the same way and we all will go wthe same way. But just have a great time betwix.

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Remembering back a few years,,,,

My Grandfather was happy when I gave him a clock I had made in shop class at school, but a few months after I gave it to him he brought it out of his room and complained that it runs way to fast,,,but after Grandma And I watched the time on the clock be kept perfectly for several weeks, he finally corrected himself by saying that what he meant was that he realized how fast time was going by when he could see the clock and know what time it was!

Grandpa was the kind of fellow who would spend much longer doing things to avoid waste of anything but time,,,for example he would peel apples so carefully that literally only the skin came off, even when he was canning a batch of apples!

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I haven't worn a watch since

I haven't worn a watch since I quit my job almost 6 years ago.... but Ido always try to make appts on time and have a clock in my car and on my cell phone.. but I did stop wearing a watch when I quit my job.

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Clocks up Again!

I did not even have to do that I live by light of day most of the time and with two teen aged sons they are in control of the time... but I still went around asking if the clocks have been set and they all replies they had... and if you have a computer you never have to worry about finding the right time its all right here in the corner some where... yea the desk top get cluttered at times and my bars get moved as the family shares a the whole desk top... happy Spring time I am sure you all are a out and about spading and fuilling the soils with goodies....

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Wrong

Us oldies are wise enough to let the worms do the spading, they have been at it even longer than I. I just spread the compost on top and they do the rest. Hence :- dig a little dream a lot. I'm a serious dreamer.
Sussexman

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I love clocks as a piece of art

I have to live by the clock, look forward to the day I no longer have to (I hope) I dream of the day I get up and don't have to think about the time. Unfortunately I think I will die before I am able to retire.

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Now YB ...

That's an awful lot of negative vibes! Let's hope not.

A watch with multiple alarm settings would be good for you. I know I used to always spend more time looking at the watch way before I had to go and do anything!!

I like the system on old ships where the bells are sounded so everyone doesn't have to wear a watch.

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I had a digital alarm clock..

.. that sort of did that, fake bell sounds though, it would even "announce" the time via voice.

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Inanimate Objects That "Speak"

Oh no ... No, NO, NNNOOOO!!!

Remember the cars that spoke? Yikes, too obnoxious. Besides, that's the job of the spouse isn't it?

There is a cool alarm clock for teenagers though. When the alarm goes off, a whirlygig is shot out of the top and they have to go find it and put it back to shut off the thing!!

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Those talking clocks,

Those talking clocks are good for blind people, I have blind relatives who have talking clocks/watches, also tire gauges and torque wrenches etc. can be made to talk for blind mechanics!

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Good Point Larry

Wow, It's good to hear that so much more progress has been made!!

During a job for Web Tech Support, we tried to help deaf folks thru TTY ... it was awful. Fianlly after buggin' the manager, our people were sent to their houses to get everything set up okay.

It's easy to forget others struggles I'm sorry to say.

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Well I wish

that we could go back to some old times of hearing the ol church bell chimes those were the days that every one knew what time a day it was and what we should be doing...

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Town Church Bells

That IS nice. I can hear ours in town, very pleasant!

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Church Clock Bells UGH

I guess none of you have lived next to a church that's bells call the time. It sounds really great during the day but as night draws in the sound gets decidedly loud and in the early hours bloody deafening. Bells in the distance sound heavenly, bells next door are hellish.
This is why all the old churches had large graveyards, the inhabitants couldn't hear the bells being 6 ft down.
Ding dong, ding dong.

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Point Taken!

I used to live next door to a fire station ... only a couple times really, but Colin you're right because at 10PM it was AWFUL!!!!!

Especially since it's useless in light of pagers and cellphones and half the firemen don't live anywhere near it. And I have it on good information that the 4PM sounding was not a fire, or a test, but a call to come on in for the beers!

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