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November 9 - 15, 2003
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November 15, 2003



Janice Charleen Lynch,
Dear Jan,
Happy Birthday. Hope it will be a great one, and wish I could help make it so.
Love and kisses from your sister,
Sue
- Sue Baldini

Jim & Monica Myers,
Happy Turkey Day!
- Alison Myers

Maggie,
We are so proud of you and your hard work at Macalester! Can't wait until you come home from your first semester of college - please leave the snow in Minnesota.
- Mom & Dad

April & Greg,
Congratulations on your wedding--finally! I wish you all the love and joy two people can share in your life together.
- Lauren Meg

Robbin and Mary Ann Burns,
Greetings from Poland
it's cold here too
but I've got my wife here
and more vodka than you!

Agata and I can't wait to see you in the midwest at Christmas. Call us so we can arrange for you to pay for it.

Love, Agata and your son Brian

Sandy Branson,
Congrats on the new job Sandy, don't
spend too much time playing fos ball!
Shannon Harding
- Shannon Harding

Steve,
It's getting cold in Maine, you've been in North Carolina. Come on home and warm me up !
Love, Karen
- Karen

Tom and Sheri Svendsen,
Thank you for being such great parents. We know you will be great GRANDPARENTS for our soon to be son Gabriel!
- Inger and Steve Romero

Barbara Harris,
Happy birthday, mom! I often wonder how anyone as hip and technologically proficient as you could have possibly come from Iowa. Love you.
- Son Mike


November 14, 2003


Sean,
Complete, you make my life.
In you, I have faith.
Can’t wait to become your wife
On the twenty-eighth!
Love,
- Aimee


November 13, 2003


Roy and Pam Garrett,
mom and Dad, Start up the fire and warm up some hot coco. I am heading up north for Christmas..... from Panama to Portland in Dec. I must be Crazy! I will be the frozen one in the airport on the 16th! can you Pick me up?
- Becky Garrett

Janine,
Your old friend up in the Tennessee hills sends
his love and wants you to know that his heart is
with you and he shares your longing for that
dear, sweet departed kitty named Booge.
- David Orr

Mom and Dad Steed,
Hello from the chilly land of Michigan. Don't worry about me. The liberals haven't gotten to me yet. See you at Christmas.
- Jason Steed

Sean,
Complete, you make my life.
In you, I have faith.
Can’t wait to become your wife
On the twenty-eighth!


- Aimee


November 12, 2003


joyce holland poertner,
We made it thru kindergarten together and now Happy 60th birthday...Keep bicycling!!!
- edith taylor adams

Kevin Forsythe,
To my new husband. Two whole weeks and they said it wouldn't last! Love you madly still!
Annie
- Anne Forsythe

David Mau,
You are the best mentour I ever had! I like it when we get so into a conversation, and you make such a funny joke that we fall on the floor laughing.
- Simon Olson

Ralph and Jean,
Thanks for the romantic Valentine's Day 23 years ago. Don't bother calling to wish me a happy birthday after the show; I won't be home!
- Your Daughter Ann


November 11, 2003


Clark Ashurst,
Thanks for not being normal.
- Mom
- Pat Ashurst

phc staff,
Why not get rid of the greetings, they are managed very poorly anyway. If a greeting is posted it "may" be seen next week or never. They are inconsistent and possibly non-existent. Save us the grief, Kill it.
- bob

Eve & Braschler Clans,
Congratulations to Philip and Tara upon their engagement! I look forward to the wedding & meeting of the clans this summer in ATLANTA!
- Lisa Braschler


November 10, 2003


Lauren,
This might be beyond "couplely", listening to "old time radio" together is more like "grandparenty", but I wouldn't want to listen to it with anyone else but you!
- Coulter

Carol,
I am so proud to be having our first baby together but so sorry our late December visit with your mother in St. Paul won't allow us to the see the (PHC) show. They're having a big city Christmas at the Town Hall in New York and we’re stuck out in the cold. Maybe we could get your mom to move... All will be well...
- Jay

Jesse,
I still don't think you look like Gollum. Even if you did, I'd still love you anyway.
- Erika

Aimée Harris,
My dearest Queen Bee,
I'm glad we're getting married on a Friday (11/28/2003), so we won't miss Garrison and the Prarie Home family that weekend.
- Sean Brandt




Pilgrims: A Wobegon Romance

In Garrison Keillor's latest book, Lake Wobegon native Margie Krebsbach dreams up the idea of a trip to Rome, hoping to get her husband Carl to make love to her — he's been sleeping across the hall and she has no idea why. She finds a patriotic purpose for the journey. A Lake Wobegon boy, Gussie Norlander, died in the liberation of Rome, 1944, and his grave, according to his elderly brother, Norbert, is in a neglected weed patch near the Colosseum...

It's a story of Wobegonians in a strange land, telling stories of kinship and self-revelation — all delivered with Keillor's trademark humor.



77 Love Sonnets by Garrison Keillor

77 Love Sonnets From Garrison Keillor:
“When I was 16, Helen Fleischman assigned me to memorize Shakespeare’s Sonnet No. 29, ‘When in disgrace with fortune and men’s eyes, I all alone beweep my outcast state’ for English class, and fifty years later, that poem is still in my head. Algebra got washed away, and geometry and most of biology, but those lines about the redemptive power of love in the face of shame are still here behind my eyeballs, more permanent than my own teeth. The sonnet is a durable good. These 77 of mine include sonnets of praise, some erotic, some lamentations, some street sonnets and a 12-sonnet cycle of months. If anything here offends, I beg your pardon, I come in peace, I depart in gratitude.”


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