Tomorrow is the start of daylight saving time, which means, the time has come to give back the hour we took last fall.
There was a time when forgetting the start of daylight saving meant running late, but in the age of digital devices, the days of playing the “I forgot to change my clocks” card are long gone. Read the rest of this entry
Yesterday, TIME announced their “Person of the Year,” which it turns out is actually the “People of the Year.” Choosing the “Silence Breakers,” as TIME calls them, was the right choice. Choosing to have an all female team write, photograph, and handle pretty much every aspect of the cover story was also wisely done. That being said, their choice does draw attention to another issue.
As we celebrate this group of brave women, it’s hard not to look at the history of women as TIME’s “Person of the Year.” The magazine has been awarding the title since 1927, and in that time only four women have held the title as individuals. That number slightly improves when you include groups of women or groups that include at least one woman, but it’s still woefully low (less than 10).
TIME is not alone in this gender disparity, and my point is not to villainize them for it, but to re-emphasize the role that power plays in the ongoing #MeToo narrative.
Happy Sunday, fellow crusaders! I’ve got some good news if you’re running late today. It’s the end of daylight saving time!
Yes, that hour you lost back in the spring is back!
Today, we turn the clocks back, or at least we would if that was still a thing. With the exception of your microwave, oven, and maybe coffeemaker, most of our clocks reset themselves without our assistance. Which makes it much more likely that you completely forgot about that extra hour. Read the rest of this entry