October 3, 2004 - October 9, 2004
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October 9, 2004

To: Jill in Vermont
My best and worst times have been with you, but now it's time to go. All my love. Take care of yourself. Good-bye.
—Scott in Colorado

To: Mark Knopfler
How lovely hearing you on the programme, PHC. Alas, did you tel GK that your 'part time job' is here in Nashville, Tennessee? Do take good care, my friend, and we'll see you when you return to Nashville. Blessings always and big hugs!
—J. Nightingale

To: Johnny Pete
I am thinking of you tonight and listening to the show from NYC, because I know you're also listening from Florida. Can't wait to be listening to it together again! Your loving wife
—Christine Engels

To: Julie
Welcome back to Holy Trinity in Minneapolis and get ready for the 100th anniversary tomorrow! Good luck and may all of us at Concordia bless you!
—Peter Aldrich

To: Gina,Adam&Eric
Gina, Adam & Eric, I am listening from beautiful OSLO. Wish you were here, but APHC brings my heart come to you. Love, Dana
—Dana Nye

To: Aund Snad and Uncle John
Good luck in Johnson City, TN!!!! Thanks for all of your help and support over the years. I'll miss you both.
—Christina Zola

To: Amy
Amy, congratulations on graduating this winter. However if you find yourself wanting to enter the halls of academia please bring a map with you this time so it doesn't take you 8 years to get out again.
—Eric Gjerde

October 8, 2004

To: Doug Johnson
Happy 50th to Doug "Honey" the Anheuser-Busch Brewer. Your "born on date" indicates a short shelf life!
—Brad Johnson

October 7, 2004

To: Leo B. Orbach
Happy 85th to Leo in Silver Spring, MD from Dan and family in Evanston, IL
—Daniel Orbach

To: Josh, Maggie
Happy Birthday! Hope you're both doing well.
—Hannah Gramling

To: Mark
Happy birthday twin brother! OUCH! we're turning forty. Don't let anybody fool you, we are getting older!
—Mike Sanford

October 6, 2004

To: Edward Wolf
Happy Birthday! Your birthday is just as important as your Grandson's first birthday - and you have alot more candles on the cake!
—Kristy Wolf

October 5, 2004

To: Lyle and Joan Rich
Happy 50th anniversary to Lyle and Joan. They met at Concordia over 50 years ago and loved it so much they moved north to retire here. Love, your 4 children
—Nathan, Naomi, Nancy and Renee Rich

To: Girls of the Halfway House
Greetings to all of my old roommates and everybody who is down at Mick's Office right now celebrating Homecoming! Go Cobbers!
—Melanie Knaak

To: Harold and Joyce VanNostrand
Hope your doing well. Remember to keep tuning in the old clock radio in the kitchen on Saturdays. I still do, old habits die hard. Love you all...
—Brent Jones

October 4, 2004

To: Mark
Mark, I know you think I'm living it up at the Librarian's conference, you'll get your turn next week. Give hugs to the kids. Betty
—Betty Brennan

To: Becky Douglas
Happy 50th birthday to the sweetest choir director on the planet!
—Patrick J. Sullivan

To: Mark Knopfler
What an HONOUR to hear you on PHC, dear Friend, but Garrison must realise that your part-time job is here with us in Nashville, USA! :)
—Juliet Nightingale

October 3, 2004

To: Mom and Dad
Hey, this college thing might work out. Love you very much and hope to come home soon!
—Beth Schoborg

To: Martha
Many warm hugs from all your boys on your promotion to colonel in the Army Medical Corps. Keep fighting the good fight!
—jim cox
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