Remember the Chicago song: "Does anybody really know what time it is?"
Get ready to start singing that this weekend.
Daylight Saving Time kicks in on Sunday -- remember to "spring forward, fall back." But it's three weeks early, because of a 2005 law enacted by Congress. Congressman Ed Markey predicts it will save consumers 1% on energy costs per year, and might even save lives, with more daylight and more visibility for pedestrians. But now there are worries about a "mini Y2K," that could throw off computers...clocks on VCRs, and even digital watches.
Worst case scenario, according to one analyst: computers might give the wrong times for appointments or transactions, potentially losing time...and money.
Computer manufacturers are offering a "patch" you can download. Let's hope that works.
Or we might be singing another song next week: "Manic Monday."
That's a page from my notebook.