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Are you doing your part for Easter?

Recent study released through Forbes shows the projected amount we'll spend on Easter 2014 is close to $16 Billion ($17.2B las year). This averages for each person spending around $137 ($145 last year). The $16 Billion bulk is going to apparel ($2.6 billion), candy ($2.2 billion), gifts ($2.4 billion) and flowers and decorations ($1.1 billion each).

Here's another way to enjoy your Easter Goodies. Try this out!

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BuzzFeed has a LIst of 10 Things you might have known you do/or happens when texting & driving. Did you know the average time your eyes are off the road while texting is five seconds…so when traveling at 55 mph, you've already driven the length of a football field. I'm the slowest touch phone texter, and the word change program is always changing things I have to correct. Not sure why it likes to change 'Hugs' to 'Bugs'.. anyway. I would be 10 times more lethal on the roads texting, Click here for more! Please don't Text & Drive. Be Safe & Drive Carefully!
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An earcandy trip in Heather's Head...

The 'EC Trip' started when this popped in my head...


.... which made this pop in my head... I saw Danger Danger open for Alice Cooper, only a couple, few years ago :) I had a thing for the keyboard player...

.. then Jay Styles mentioned watching 'Dirty Dancing', so this popped up...

R.I.P Patrick.. :(

....then my mind went from 'Lover Boy' to LOVERBOY....


.. you would have thought it would have been this Loverboy tune.

May your Wekeend Rock! :)

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Does your pet do this?

Yesterday, after my show, I had the lovely experience of a tooth pulling. Dr. Dave did a great job, but still it's a tooth pulling. Nothing to fun there.

When I got home, I started w/ the ice packs and chilling waiting for my mouth to wake up. I noticed, my 12-year-old Shih Tzu, Huey wouldn't come very close to me. After a while I realized, he was afraid he would 'CATCH IT'! Ever since he was a puppy, if Ted or I are not feeling well, or sick, Huey's reaction, STAY AWAY, so he doesn't catch it. I think it's the first time I've ever known, at least a dog, to do that. Most of the time when you aren't feeling well, they stick next to you. Try to make you feel better. NOT HUEY!... Yesterday, he figured I didn't feel well, and he didn't want to catch it. I tried to calm his nerves and let him know he can't catch my pulled tooth, but it didn't work. The photo shows the closest he got to me all night!

When I woke up this morning, he was sleeping by the bed on my side, which he doesn't do very often, so I guess he did care, but at a distance. :)
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Is this Ironic?

This morning feeling a bit down because I get to have a tooth pulled and get a root canal too! Double bonus day at the dentist. I've got the worst teeth. My wisdom teeth grew in w/ cavities before they even broke the skin. This isn't my first pull or rc, and I'm sure it won't be the last. So... while I was reflecting on what's coming up later today, I heard this song...

Would this be considered Irony? :)

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Check out Ed Sheeran's new single 'SING', produced by Pharrell Williams. You'll find it on his new album 'X' (Multiply) on June 23rd! It's a far cry from this, and I LIKE both!



Here's another popular newbie Lady GaGa's G.U.Y! Over 30 million hits!
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Over 10 MILLION HITS!

19- year old Sara Maria Forsberg AKA- Smoukahontas Official./ Finland. Her video on YouTube 'What Languages Sound Like to Foreigners' has gotten A LOT of love w/ over 10 Million hits. It' very impressive..



She's on her way to a record deal w/ videos like this... Over 3.5 million hits so far. 'One Gilr' in 14 genres.
She's making her American TV debut on Ellen today!

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Funny or Scary?

A bit of both for me!...

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April is...

A tweet from TXDOT
April is Nat'l Awareness Month. A distracted driver causes 1 in 5 crashes in Texas.

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Cool ATX event coming..

I got an email heads up about a cool art exhibit coming to 'Art on 5th'.   It's kicking off on Thursday, April 10th. 
Here's a quick run down:
Bob Schneider will be celebrating his most recent release, Burden of Proof with an exclusive exhibition of digital art by Gary Dorsey at ART on 5th.
Opening reception is Thursday, April 10th, from 4:00 - 9:00 pm including a personal appearance by Bob Schneider and Gary Dorsey. Click here for more! 

 
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