I took the time to count the days on my calendar. However, I found that the days, the hours, the minutes, and even the seconds are calculated for me on the CFD Rodeo website. There are 171 days until the start of Cheyenne Frontier Days. You can watch the official countdown here:
The Church celebrates the life of St. Blaise this Thursday, on February 3. I hope you have the opportunity to get your throat blessed on this day. I will try to make it a point to keep my blessed candles handy that day.