1. Bread and Milk Stock-Up Day: Yes, we have snow, which is great news for anyone longing for a day at the slopes. Not great for anyone who has to get to work after a three-day weekend. Roads were sloppy last night, with several reports of cars off the road and into guard rails. Here's hoping you woke up to a plowed street. If not, make sure you contact the City of Nashua's Snow Line at 603-589-4795, which is activated during storms. Anyone who would like to view the city's plow routes for sidewalks and emergency and get more information about the Public Works winter operations can log on to the Winter Operations page, on the city's website.
2. Teens Invited to 'Play' at Library: Send your teen to the Nashua Public Library, 2 Court St., at 3:30 p.m. for today's Teen eReader Sandbox, a chance to play around with the library's collection of e-books and online audiobooks. Learn to download them, free! This is a hands-on session so bring your e-reader, tablet, or mobile device!
3. Mark your Super Bowl XLVII Calendar: Tought loss for our Patriots in the AFC Championship over the weekend. But you know you're going to be watching the Super Bowl anyway – so mark your hot wings and beer calendar for 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 3 at 6:30 p.m. for the game, broadcast on CBS. On tap for halftime: Beyoncé and Destiny's Child, with Alicia Keys delivering her spin on the National Anthem, we hear.
4. Stump! Trivia at Peddler's Daughter Tonight: Q: The fastest train in the U.S. runs between which two major cities? We don't know, either, but that's just the kind of trivia you might want to know if you're heading out tonight to The Peddler's Daughter, 48 Main St., 9 p.m. for trivia night. [OK, here's the answer, so you can remain the smartest kid in the room: New York and Washington, D.C.
5. Aspirin Linked to Age-Related Macular Degeneration: News about Macular Degeneration always catches my attention, as my dear old dad and amazing artist, Herb Mandel, has been muddling through his golden years with this cruel visual obstruction. This just in: Results from an Australian study suggest that regular use of aspirin may be associated with an elevated risk for neovascular age-related macular degeneration, according to a report published January 21, 2013 in JAMA Internal Medicine. In the study, one or more times a week was considered regular use. Older people who used aspirin regularly had double the risk of the eye disease. You can read more here at the JAMA site.