Current Greetings
The most recent week's greetings, Sunday through Saturday, are posted here in descending order. Scroll down to see previous days. Reach out and touch someone! Send your own greeting»

July 13, 2014




To: Christine Mader
Happy birthday to my best Champagne and Argentine tango amiga. I wish for you lots of Clicquot and many fine tandas.
—Abbey Shoemaker

July 9, 2014




To: John Mark Rosenbalm
Happy 30th Anniversary my dear! I am so glad that you never took that long walk off the short pier.
—Rose Rosenbalm



To: David Ten Hoeve
Happy 60th David! Wishing you many more journeys to Lake Wobegon. All my love, Linda.
—Linda Lariviere

July 8, 2014




To: Lu "Whitey" Schneider
From his friends near the 'shining Big-Sea-Water' in MN, may you rest in peace enjoying Powdermilk biscuits and listening to tales of Lake Wobegone. We will miss you, always!
—Kristin Chalberg

July 5, 2014




To: Ken Burnett
Hello to my BBQ brother, KB, relaxing on his porch and sipping a beer as Garrison tells stories right out of our childhood! Love, RaRa
—Laura Burnett Smith



To: Karen Hibbard
To my long-time Prairie Queen in Manhattan, Kansas; thank you for sharing 37 years and my weekly fix of Prairie Home Companion.
—Gordon Hibbard

July 4, 2014




To: Regan, Nick, and Sophia
Happy 1st Anniversary! Keep doing what you're doing and all will be well. If the next years are like the first, you are in for a ride! Love, Laura and Nan
—Terry Jaakkola



To: Mr. Garrison Keillor
Dear Garrison, Happy Ruby Anniversary from a couple that also just celebrated #40! See you again at the Golden Anniversary in 2024. Jeanne and Charles Herzog
—Charles Herzog



To: Taren and Jimmy
there at your alma mater ..... happy 25th birthday! Really?!? when you were born we'd already been listening to Garrison for 15 years ?!?
—Mom and Dad Kingser



To: John Moore
Wow, what a year! The birth of our first child and our seventh anniversary. Thanks for your support and love. Can't wait for what's ahead.
—Kari Moore
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Old Sweet Songs: A Prairie Home Companion 1974-1976

Old Sweet Songs

Lovingly selected from the earliest archives of A Prairie Home Companion, this heirloom collection represents the music from earliest years of the now legendary show: 1974–1976. With songs and tunes from jazz pianist Butch Thompson, mandolin maestro Peter Ostroushko, Dakota Dave Hull and the first house band, The Powdermilk Biscuit Band (Adam Granger, Bob Douglas and Mary DuShane).

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