The Finch Formerly Known As Gold

3 April 2004

Gone in 60 minutes

I didn't have to go to work today, which means that I missed out on one last opportunity to do the 11-mile trek from Surlywood to 42nd and Treadmill in actual daylight; of course, that Spring Forward nonsense kicks in tonight and shoves the clock further out of sync with reality, to the benefit of — whom, exactly?

Well, for one brief, shining moment, Erica:

Since we Spring Forward tonight, I only have to work 11 hours, but I still get paid for 12.

Okay. That's a tangible gain. Anyone else?

Posted at 11:53 AM to Dyssynergy


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Dustbury points out the general uselessness of offsetting our clocks this weekend, but points to Erica, who gains an hour of pay by working thru the fallback. Since those who work odd weekend shifts don't typically work all of them,......[read more]

I'm in the middle of working 11 hours and getting paid for 12 right NOW! :)

Posted by: Scott at 2:21 AM on 4 April 2004

We lost an hour of sleep so we could wake up sooner this morning to continue to savor Duke's loss :)

Posted by: Vickie at 5:52 AM on 4 April 2004

I heard the game on the radio; I'm sure a lot of people lost sleep over that one.

Of course, the one predictable aspect was the report on Fark.com, which ended with "Duke Sucks".

Posted by: CGHill at 9:36 AM on 4 April 2004

Actually most of CT was hoping to play Oklahoma. It would have been a more tangible game other than playing a fluke team like GATech.

Posted by: Vickie at 11:20 AM on 4 April 2004