It's Time to "Fall Back" This Weekend!

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Real Estate Broker/Owner with THE TEMPLE TEAM
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It's THIS WEEKEND! Saturday night going into Sunday, to be exact. And, like the old saying goes, we "Spring Forward" and "Fall Back"

So ... this Sunday morning with the exception of a few areas that do not observe this tradition you will gain one extra hour of sleep!

Do you know "why" we do this twice per year? It's known as "Daylight Saving Time" and it all began when Ben Franklin came up with the idea but wasn't formally observed until around World War I when the countries that were at war began setting their clocks back to save on coal usage. Things reverted back to "Daylight Standard Time" after the war during peace time but was once again observed during World War II and has been a tradition ever since.

Today, more than 70 countries participate in this semi-annual tradition of "changing your clocks"!  

So ... it's ok to hit the "snooze" button for one extra hour this Sunday!

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The Temple Team can help you with all of your Real Estate Needs!  

Give us a call at 704-235-3000 and visit our website at www.TheTempleTeam.com.

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Les & Sarah Oswald
Realty One Group - Eastvale, CA
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Yeah...I will be able to catch up on my sleep this weekend.

Oct 26, 2015 03:56 AM #1
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Sybil Campbell
Long and Foster REALTORS® 5234 Monticello Ave Williamsburg, Virginia - Williamsburg, VA
REALTOR® ABR, SFR, SRES Williamsburg, Virginia

Hi Kent, I hate to see that come; it gets dark so early here in Williamsburg when we switch back to easter standard time.

Oct 26, 2015 03:57 AM #2
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Jack Tenold
Jack Tenold LLC - Spokane, WA
Specializing in Reverse Mortgages

Thanks for the interesting reminder.  Sad but true.  You got it right Daylight Saving Time  (not Savings) and I am as guilty as the next for saying it incorrectly.  Have a great week and enjoy the extra hour of sleep this weekend. 

Oct 26, 2015 04:10 AM #3
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Stefan Winter
Real Estate in IL & NV | Owner of Real Estate Web Tech | Daily Vlogger - Las Vegas, NV
Owner - Winter Group & Real Estate Web Tech

Was not aware it was coming this weekend, thanks for the heads up. I use the alarm clock on my phone so it still wakes me up at the proper time, hopefully I'll feel extra rested! Have a great week!

Oct 26, 2015 04:39 AM #4
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