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Re: DST in Iowa

Awwwww....I miss Tony.  I was just thinking about him the other day.

Melody <mhobertm@excite.com> wrote:
  Actually, here in my part of the U.S. it is fully light right now at
7:28 a.m. Was a bit dark an hour ago but is fully light now. As a night
shift worker I always look forward to DST as it means I only go to work
in the dark and not come home in it, too. No wonder so many night shift
workers have SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder)...it's hard to feel
normal when you only see sunlight for an hour or two a day during these
many weeks of time change.

Gosh...I heard this morning that parts of Ohio got 4 feet of snow over
the past 2 days of that terrible storm...I am so glad this one missed us
as I am so sick of snow...we have had near record snowfalls ourselves
this year...I think this our 3rd highest snowfall year in the past 135
years since they began keeping track of such things. It's been a brutal
winter and anything that even hints at spring, such as DST, is more than

Hope you all have a gr8t day! I heard from Tony's wife, Janice over the
weekend...she says Tony's daffodils are blooming all over the yard and
she believes it is his way of saying Hello!

Blessings in Christ's mercy,


Work for the Lord: the pay isn't much but the retirement is out of this world!

--- On Sun 03/09, james singer < islandjim1@verizon.net > wrote:
From: james singer [mailto: islandjim1@verizon.net]
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date: Sun, 09 Mar 2008 19:45:54 -0400
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Quiet today

Right, right, and right... but north and south matter, too. The closer

you are to the equator, the closer you are to 50-50 light-dark no

matter what the calendar says. So in places like Hilo, if must seem

like a very odd ritual.

On Mar 9, 2008, at 8:31 PM, Kitty

> I think much depends on where you are within the time
zone; Aualie is 
> further east.
> The following are tomorrow's
sunrise and sunset for each of us:
> Jim, Rise: 7:44a, Set:
> Auralie, Rise: 7:15a, Set: 6:57p
> Kitty, Rise 7:59a, Set:
> Even at sunrise, it's not really fully light enough yet
to go without 
> lights in the house. It takes a litttle
> I'll be going to work in the dark at 7:30 am.
> neIN, Zone 5
> ----- Original Message ----- From:

> To: 
> Sent: Sunday,
March 09, 2008 2:02 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Quiet

>> But if it's a bright day, as it is here, you won't
have to turn the 
>> lights
>> on until an hour later this
evening. I'm surprised that you needed
>> lights until 8:30 this
morning. The sun was in our eyes as we left
>> for church at 7:30
this morning, and I thought our days were shorter
>> than yours until
the equinox. I don't mind getting up early, and I
>> really enjoy the
longer evenings.
>> Lots of trees down and power outages around here,
though we
>> escaped this time. We had to make a detour on our way to
>> and the power was out there, so we all huddled together
for a short
>> service in the cold.
>> In a message dated 3/9/2008 2:51:01 PM
Eastern Daylight Time,
>> islandjim1@verizon.net writes:
All day--since about 4:30 this AM--I've been holding my breath, 
>> for a consensus to develop about this earlier-than-usual
DST. But 

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