Five reasons to appreciate daylight saving time (2018 edition).
1 More opportunity for first-time homebuyers to get out and see all the Puget Sound houses they can’t afford to buy, and ponder property taxes they can’t afford to pay.
2 Election season’s just a few months away, and who doesn’t enjoy spending long evenings on the porch swing sipping sweet tea with politicians?
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3 You can stash some saved daylight in a Columbia Bank safety deposit box, then make timely withdrawals during the next dreary Tacoma winter.
4 The broken clock faces at Tacoma’s Old City Hall might finally be accurate ... but don’t count on it.
5 We’d appreciate it much more if we could spring forward to the first Tuesday of November 2020.
Need more reasons to get excited for daylight saving time? Check out our 2017 edition.