By OnMilwaukee Staff Writers   Published Mar 12, 2011 at 9:00 PM

Starting tomorrow, the world will be a little bit brighter.

No, the budget battle in Madison hasn't been settled. There is still political unrest in the Middle East and the people of Japan are dealing with one of the worst natural disasters in recent history but Daylight Savings Time begins at 2 a.m. Sunday, giving us one extra hour of daylight.

Before you head to bed tonight, make sure you set your clocks ahead (especially the one on your coffee maker, if you are the type who needs that morning fix) and while you're at it, it's also a good time to make sure you have fresh batteries in your smoke detectors.