Readers chime in on the switch to daylight saving time. The Georgia Emergency Management Agency also reminds people as they spring forward an hour to also change the batteries in their smoke alarms and weather radios.
‘I love the daylight savings time. It will give me a lot more daylight to paddle my kayak! Longer days means more time on the water. Looking forward to some long warm spring & summer days!'
‘Losing an hour but loving the longer days. ;-)'
‘I like to have some daylight when I get off of work. It is depressing to get off work and it is already dark when I get home. It will make T-ball practice much easier.'
Jeremy Frazier, Gainesville
‘I would like to see the time change where it would get dark between 7 or 7:30 every evening year-round. The time change seems to be backward to me. When children have to go to bed by 8 p.m. and it doesn't get dark until between 8:30-9:30 in the evening, it is very hard to get them to go to bed. And for those adults who have to be at work really early in the morning, it's almost impossible to go to bed when it is still light outside. There are also some places in North America where the time never changes; it stay the same year round.'
Deborah Simental, Flowery Branch