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Things Kids Today Never Have To Worry About

Some adults look back at the "good old days" and complain that kids today are missing out on some good stuff.

That might be true.

But, because of modern technology, there's also a lot of stress and worry that kids today don't have to deal with, including:

    Typing Complete Words -- If your kid is texting, you know that EVERYTHING is abbreviated. For example, why type, "love you" when you can just hit "LY"?

    Missing TV Shows -- Kids today never have to go through the torture of missing their favorite TV show. DVRs and Hulu have made watching TV live a thing of the past.

    Paying for Music -- In the past decade CDs have become obsolete. Can you imagine there used to be music STORES?

    Spelling Words Correctly -- Spell check might have put some English teachers out of business.

    Forgetting a Camera -- When was the last time you carried around a 2nd device for taking pictures? Because of all the advances in camera phone technology, point and shoots just aren't as important as they used to be.

Source: BuzzFeed.com
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The Mega Million Numbers That Come Up The Most!



It's the biggest jackpot in lottery history!  A cool $500 Million dollars!!  If you want to improve your chance of winning, first of all don't play the "easy pick" numbers,  pick your own.  Below is a handy list of which numbers have come up the most and least in the 705 Mega Millions drawings so far!!  Feel free to split your winnings with me if you want!!  Have fun!!


According to Bespoke’s analysis, there are 8 numbers that have come up as ball 1, 2, 3, 4 or 5 in 10% or more of the drawings -- #48, 36, 53, 12, 27, 31, 51 and 52.  The numbers that came up least often were 41, 49, 47, 37, and 34.
Mega Ball
The numbers that came up most often for the Mega Ball: 36, 9, 7, 35, and 2, with the #36 popping up 3.55% of the time. And the least: 28, 32, 46, 14 and 1, with #28 making the sparsest showing of just six drawings of the 705.



 

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Off Air With The Queen of Love Songs

  Since 2002, many of you have tuned in to Majic Love Songs with Delilah each evening from 7 to midnight to either listen to the many stories she puts on the air, or share one of your own.  But who is Delilah? What's her life off the air really like?  How did she become so adept at imparting sage advice and finding the perfect song to fit any situation?

  If you've asked these and other questions, you'll probably find the answers in this revealing story about the queen of sappy love songs.  Click here and enjoy.

http://www.cnn.com/2012/02/14/living/delilah-radio-host-profile/index.html
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A Few Of My Favorite Things This Week!

I can't believe March is almost over!!  This year is certainly flying by!!  Here are a few of my favorite things this week!



Back in January Majic 95.5 gave away a Spa Getaway to the wonderful Travaasa Spa near Volente!
Our winners had an overnight stay and lots of pampering at the spa and a Happy Hour celebration
with me!!  It was so much fun!!  Majic 95.5 gives away the best prizes!! 



Wildflower time in Austin!!  Need I say more?



The legenday Doobie Brother's played for us in our exclusive 4 Hands Home Lounge this week!
It was an exclusive show they did just for us and our Majic 95.5 listeners!!  The did an amazing show
and played 6 songs for us!!  It was all part of our Majic 95.5  25th Birthday Celebration!!  I got to hang
out with Pat Simmons and Tommy Johnston the founding members of the group !!  Amazing!!
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Your Ultimate Guide to The Hunger Games




I had the pleasure of seeing The Hunger Games on Monday afternoon!!  Does it live up to the hype?  You bet it does!!  In case you have not read the books or just want a refresher course in Panem here is a wonderful primer for you!!   It will get you up tp speed in no time!!  Enjoy and buy your tickets early!!  For more info., click here.
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Weather closings etc

School closures and delays
B urnet County
  • Burnet ISD is closed Tuesday.
  • Marble Falls ISD will operate on a two-hour delay.
  • Granite Shoals will have a two-hour delay.
Lampasas County
  • Lampasas ISD will operate on a two-hour delay.
Lee County
  • Lexington ISD will operate on a two-hour delay
Llano County
  • Llano ISD will operate on a two-hour delay. Buses will run two hours late.
Power outages
Austin Energy update as of 4:45 a.m.
There are currently about 3,000 Austin Energy customers without power from the stormy weather. 
It is estimated repairs are needed at about 50 locations. The largest outage affects about 500 customers in the 620/Highway 71 area.
Road Closure updates
3100 W William Cannon Water Over Roadway
3500 McNeil Dr, Austin, TX Water Over Roadway
6700 Old Bee Caves Austin, TX
Water Over Roadway
 
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A Few of My Favorite Things

This is one of my favorite times of the year in Austin!!  SXSW and Rodeo Austin are here, the weather is warming up and the wildflowers are starting to bloom!!  Here are  a few more of my favorite things this week!!



I had the chance to see the new movie "Bernie" starring Jack Black, Matthew McConaughey (his mom makes an appearance too!)  and Shirley McClain.  I caught a preview at The Violet Crown Cinema as part of SXSW.  This is a very funny movie, that is full of surprises.  It was filmed right here in Austin, and some of the scenes were filmed right across the street at Westlake High School.
You will love Berine!!



One of out Majic in the Morning Listeners, Roz  from the Dessert Cart heard I love Snickerdoodle cookies and dropped some off at the station on Friday!!  They are so delicious.  Thanks Roz!!



As you know I love seeing the sunrise over Austin.  This winter has provided so many beautiful ones!
Here is my favorite from last week!!



These are the wildflowers I see everyday when I leave work!!  They already look so pretty!

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A Few Of My Favorite Things

Weekends like this past one are one of the reasons I love living in Austin!!  The weather was perfect and Spring was in the air!!  I really love all the flowering trees this time of year and my new favorite is the Mountain Laurel.  Not only is the color beautiful but the smell is wonderful too!!



I love these new , colorful shoes from Keds for Madwell!!  So adorable, I want all 3!!



We had a blast at the Majic 95.5 25th Birthday Celebration with Earth, Wind & Fire!!  Alex, Stephen and I even
got to pose for a picture together!!  Thanks to eveyone who came out to celebrate!!



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MAJIC's Happy 25th!

Thanks a bunch ATX for celebrating MAJIC's Happy 25th @ ACL Live @ The Moody Theater. Earth ,  Rain & Fire rocked the house! Looking forward to many more Happy B-Days w/ you ATX!!

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