Daylight saving ends… tomorrow Im excited.

Just a heads up that day light savings ends this weekend in SoCal.
If you have a clock set to our time zone, it ‘Falls’ back an hour at 2am tonight.
It means that there will only be 5 hours difference between Oz and USA.
In the past, this has been a good thing as it meant that I could get help from the tech support group at Opto 22 longer each day.
Now that I am here, and the time difference is more about catching up with friends and family, I am not sure its going to work out as well.
For example, one thing that is going to not work out any more is my Thursday morning hook up with my electronic peer group in Ballarat.
It used to be that when I got up at 4:30am here, it was 9:30pm there, perfect. But now its going to be 11:30pm there, far too late for them, and there is no way I am getting up at 2:30am (although I am often awake at that hour, I find it best to still stay in bed!).
Im not sure how it will affect my other ‘phone home’ schedules, most of the people I call are pretty flexible and I can catch them at home or work, so we will just have to see how it goes.

Tomorrow I am heading up to Palomar for a very special event.
I will ride the bike up, because its not a tour, Freddy will stay at home (with the kids).
Its going to be pretty amazing to see a movie about the telescope under the telescope…… You can rest assured that there will be a blog entry about the day as soon as I come back to earth!