Time to Turn the Clocks BACK – Standard Time Begins November 6, 2011

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Real Estate Agent with RealtyQuest, Fairfield and New Haven County CT Real Estate RES.0781237




We go BACK to work, BACK to school, and BACK to reality.

It’s time to set the clocks, watches, timers, car clocks, etc. BACK one hour.  On Sunday, November 6 at 2 a.m. we go BACK to standard time.

Set everything BACK one hour or ‘fall behind’ (corny).


While you’re at it, use this time to improve the safety in your home:

  • Change smoke detectors if they’re more than 10 years old
  • Change carbon monoxide (CO) detectors if more than 5 years old
  • Change batteries in the smoke detectors
  • Change batteries in the carbon monoxide (CO) detectors
  • Prepare a disaster supply kit for your house (water, food, flashlights, batteries, blankets).



Enjoy the extra hour sleep.  It’s one night of the year I look forward to!

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Faith LaRosse
Springer Realty Group - Douglassville, PA
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Thanks for the reminder, Barbara!  You forgot to say, BACK to dark at 4:30 in the afternoon--uuuugh.

Nov 05, 2011 09:49 AM #1
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Diana DeSpain
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Thank you for the reminder & seasonal tips. Will put them on my todo list.

Nov 05, 2011 09:55 AM #2
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Ed Silva
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Good Morning Barbara, this is my first reminder, now I should walk out to grab the paper. A note worthy post

Nov 05, 2011 10:13 AM #3
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Barbara Altieri
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Faith -- oh...I know what you mean!  Well, we can look forward to the days getting longer starting on December 21. LOL

Diana -- Good things to think about and get done every time change!

Nov 05, 2011 10:15 AM #4
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Barbara Altieri
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Ed -- All I want is that extra hour sleep. I don't ask for much.

Nov 05, 2011 10:17 AM #5
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Robert (Bob) Gilbert
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Barbara,

Good reminder about the time change. I like tieing the time change to thinking about smoke detectots and CO detectors. These detectors are invaluable but most forget all about them. Thanks for the blog..

Nov 05, 2011 10:53 AM #6
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Joan Cox
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Barbara, great looking post to remind us all to make sure we change our clocks, and batteries!

Nov 05, 2011 02:54 PM #7
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Barbara, I know the official time to set the clocks back is 2:00 AM but I don't plan on being up at that time, so we have turned them back already :)

Nov 05, 2011 08:25 PM #8
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