725 days and counting, down that is, until President Bush leaves office. If you're inclined to keep that count daily for the next 700-odd days, the Pitkin County Dry Goods store in Aspen has a pocket-sized digital clock that does the job.
Sources: The Aspen Times, backwardsbush.com
The U.S. Postal Service in Loveland will kick off this year's Valentine Re-Mailing Program on Feb. 1. You can send a card to your sweetheart from the "City of Love."
This year many of those valentine cards and letters will come with the new "With Love & Kisses" stamp.
To have valentines remailed with the Loveland postmark, enclose your pre-stamped, pre-addressed envelopes and mail in a large stamped envelope to: Postmaster, Valentine Re-mailing, Loveland, CO 80538-9998.
Deadlines to Loveland:
Feb. 3: Valentines destined for outside the U.S.
Feb. 9: For inside the U.S. but outside Colorado.
Feb. 12: For inside Colorado.
Also look for valentine remailing boxes at King Soopers and City Market stores, at various Loveland locations, and at both Loveland post offices.
THEY SAID IT
"When my brother calls me and his name appears on my caller ID, I'm hoping it's about football . . . and not his daughter."
House Minority Leader Mike May, R-Parker, whose niece is a platoon commander in Iraq. Wednesday was Military and Veterans Appreciation Day at the state Capitol.