Clock technician Dan LaMoore, of Woonsocket, R.I., adjusts clock hands on a large outdoor clock under construction at Electric Time Company, Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021, in Medfield, Mass Credit: Steven Senne / AP

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The Senate’s vote to make Daylight Saving Time the only time gives us some hope that the inconvenience and irritation of changing our clocks twice a year may soon be a thing of the past. However, many people would prefer to have standard time, which gives more daylight in the morning, be the only time. It wouldn’t be surprising if the conflict between those who want their daylight in the morning and those who want it in the evening won’t mean that nothing gets done.

I offer a suggestion: compromise. Some would want the time to be 12:00, and some would want 1:00. Split the difference — set the clocks at 12:30 and leave them alone henceforth.

Lawrence E. Merrill