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About Me: North but slightly west Left but slightly center Even but always odd Rock and Roll but never country

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  • Posted 07/07/2014 04:11:58 EDT

    It is not the "northernmost location on the east coast". It's the northernmost US location on the east coast. Montreal, people. It exists, as do 11 other stores in Canada. And as a parent of young kid more »

  • Posted 02/20/2014 08:36:41 EST

    I think it's sad and out of touch that Nestle would try to market Hot Pockets to "foodies".  I think it's sad and out of touch that anyone would find a meat recall that affects hundreds of thousands o more »

  • Posted 01/16/2014 10:05:34 EST

    John Ritter.  "He only cried a little".  I haven't seen that episode in years but I still remember it in detail, and that final line gives me shudders....

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    Posted 07/09/2013 03:18:16 EDT

    We just had a new Market Basket open nearby in Bedford, NH.  The Shaws that is just a couple of miles down the road in Goffstown/Pinardville is looking pretty empty these days.  It's not a bad store- more »

  • Posted 06/10/2012 06:52:52 EDT

    Please stop making me afraid of Mr. Rogers. He's not someone I'm comfortable being afraid of. My kids would probably love it, though. more »

  • Posted 11/09/2011 07:20:50 EST

    In my area of NH, the scan-it devices have been around for over a year. I LOVE them, and I see them used very often while I'm shopping, by all sorts of different people (my parent's generation doesn't more »

  • Posted 01/13/2011 04:14:13 EST

    I often refer to myself as "old Ashley". Most of the Ashley's were born c. 1985+, and I'm a 1977 baby, named after my great grandFATHER. Sometimes I wish I'd changed it so people wouldn't associate me more »

  • Posted 11/30/2010 05:37:35 EST

    I advocate tracking the food you eat- calories, fat, fiber, protein, all of it. I'm using an internet-based free program to track my nutritional intake (and it's matching Android app). I've used this more »

  • Comment on: 'The odd couple'

    Posted 10/20/2010 01:21:35 EDT

    I was not looking for a husband at age 18. Quite the contrary. I'm a small-town New England girl, but I loved my new city, I loved going out, and I loved meeting new people. Then, I met someone. He so more »

  • Posted 08/03/2010 11:23:13 EDT

    Sadly, if I were 13 still, I'd be all over this kid a la Joey McIntyre c. 1988 Gag me with a spork. My daughters are 3 and 4 right now. I wonder what they'll have on the cover of their Tiger Beat. Pro more »

  • Forum Post: The Songs You Hate

    Posted 06/30/2010 11:40:52 EDT

    In Response to Re: The Songs You Hate: In Response to Re: The Songs You Hate : Are you the anti-Christ Ashleykate? RIP Bon   AC/DC is everything good old fashioned, hip swaying, arms flaying, lil boys more »

  • Forum Post: The Songs You Hate

    Posted 06/29/2010 01:04:04 EDT

    I finally realized that just because my radio tells me I should like certain bands, I don't have to.  This led to a tossing of all my Pearl Jam (except "Jeremy" and "Black"), a significant pare-down o more »

  • Posted 03/28/2010 09:25:59 EDT

    The differences between the "same" drugs are scary. I take lithium, which is by its nature only available in generic form. Every month I double check the Walgreen's label- is it the right manufacturer more »

  • Posted 03/25/2010 03:56:35 EDT

    My (female) fifth grade teacher saw how easy math seemed to come to me and offered me math lessons in lieu of recess. I bit. By high school my (female) math teacher was awarding me perfect scores on t more »

  • Posted 01/27/2010 05:37:52 EST

    In adults, BMI is often flawed for people with large muscle mass. BMI also can see someone of normal weight and give a false sense of security, since weight alone is not a good indicator of overall he more »

  • Posted 01/26/2010 10:26:31 EST

    Sadly, I share my birthday with Ryan Seacrest, Stephanie Meyer (the Twilight book lady), and Ricky Martin (la vida loca, et. al.). Eh. IHOP is too far anyways. I wonder if the Red Arrow would serve me more »

  • Posted 01/26/2010 02:29:28 EST

    I think it's sad that there are people who think $80 is a good price for a T-shirt. If you have $80 (earned legally and taxes paid on the gross amount), and you want to spend $80 on a T-shirt, that's more »

  • Posted 01/22/2010 08:52:53 EST

    The best way I've found to keep on track in my effort to not be morbidly obese is to keep a spreadsheet of everything I eat and it's nutritional information. I started tracking sodium about a month ag more »

  • Posted 01/13/2010 04:32:08 EST

    Psychiatrists are the used car salesmen of the medical world. These parents should not have drugged their daughter, and I do hope they are punished. The prescribing doctor, though, should have used th more »

  • Posted 01/05/2010 11:15:12 EST

    Sadly, my grandmothers are not helpful on this front at all. My mom's mom worked full time even when her kids were very young (not a normal thing in the 50's and 60's), so she did just enough housewor more »

  • Comment on: 'The perfect gift'

    Posted 12/19/2009 10:07:53 EST

    Beautiful. Only 30.5 more years until I can write my own. more »

  • Posted 11/30/2009 09:52:39 EST

    I always make "ants on a log" with bananas, not celery. These are great tips, though. One thing I've learned is not to ask open-ended questions unless you're ready for whatever answer you could get. " more »

  • Posted 11/24/2009 07:33:49 EST

    While I'd certainly be open to eating just about anything on any holiday (or day, for that matter), I think my life would be lacking if I never ate turkey. A traditional Thanksgiving bird can be wonde more »

  • Posted 11/08/2009 04:55:25 EST

    It's good to know I'm not the only one that hates Elmo less now than before I was a mom. A friend of mine acquired a plethora of music from the early years of the show for me. He burned it to a CD and more »

  • Posted 11/01/2009 06:12:00 EST

    Did the guy from Man vs. Food show up to try to tackle it? more »