Greetings
October 24, 2004 - October 30, 2004
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October 30, 2004




To: Robert and Sue-Ann in Redmond
All hooked up and enjoying listening to PHC here in Mareeba, North Queensland, AUSTRALIA. love from John and Sheryl
—John Oudyn



To: Ann
Greetings on our 33rd Wedding Anniversary. We both enjoy the edited version of A Prairie Home Companion broadcast on public radio in Ireland.
—Ken Doyle



To: Jill
To Jilly Our prayers are with you as you get ready for your surgery on Monday. Hopefully you and your mom are listening to PHC and not out shopping. Dake and the Boys
—Dake Vahovich



To: Erin
One year ago tomorrow we met for the first time, and I love you as much today as I did when I first set eyes on you. Happy Halloween, my love!
—Brian Wilson



To: Pete and Wynema Peterson
Happy 81st Birthday Dad. You finally made it to St. Paul. Now come home quick. My car is making a funny noise. Love, Sally
—Sally Morgan

October 29, 2004




To: Joe in Columbus
Sorry about the mishap with your job this week. I recommend applying one of those gel ice packs to the affected area, but I take no responsibility for any blue discoloration.
—Andy Mason



To: Sally Ann
Happy 23rd Anniversary Sally! I saw your face and that's the last I've seen of my heart. Love, your husband Stac
—Stacy Lewis



To: Keith and Cindy Middlebush
Mom and Dad, A wise man once told me, "Happiness is found along the way, not at the end of the road." Thanks for dragging me along the road less travelled. The scars are healing. -Love Cary
—Cary Middlebush



To: To The Citizens of this Great Country of Ours
Vote on November 2nd because you can, because you care, and because you should. If you don't take the time to vote, don't bother me with your opinion of the candidates and winners or losers. You lost your chance to express yourself!
—Nancy M



To: Erin Marie
My dear love, Hatís off to a dedicated Republican and "W" fan - I wish you luck on Nov. 2 as you face the wave of Democrat voters in Albany, New York. I admire your courage, and respect your positions. I nevertheless hope that we Democrats win the presidency.
—Padric Moore



To: Gina DiSanto
garrison please respond to my wife gina disanto hon didn;t know who you were supposed to be must have been the beers still love you happy anniversary love you vinny
—VINCENT DIVINCENZO

October 28, 2004




To: Nate
Happy 13th birthday!! Aren't tickets to Prairie Home Companion a MUCH BETTER gift for a teenager than one of those IPOD things?? Love, Mom & Dad
—Michelle Gensinger



To: LINDA
WEE HAVE TRAVELLED A LONG JOURNEY TO GET HERE, BUT THE BEST IS YET TO COME!
—ROGER GUSTAFSON



To: GINA DI SANTO
GARRISON PLEASE REPLY TO MY WIFE'S REPLY AS WE WILL BE LISTENING ON SATURDAY,DEAR GINA DISANTO I DIDN'T KNOW WHAT YOU WERE SUPPOSED TO BE(YOUR COSTUME) AS I WAS HALF DRUNK & STILL AM A SOUTH SIDE OF CHICAGO NEANDERTHOL MAN I STILL LOVE YOU AFTER ALL THESE YEARS EVEN THO YOU MAKE TED KENNEDY LOOK LIKE A CONSERVATIVE YOUR LOVING HUSBAND VINNY
—VINCENT DIVINCENZO

October 27, 2004




To: Vincent DiVincenzo
We met when I was Boy George for Halloween in 1983. Something eerie about a man attracted to a woman dressed as a man dressed as a woman. You still scare me. Love, Your Wife
—Gina DiSanto



To: Richard Chapman
How lucky am I to be your wife? A man that enjoys opera almost as much as he likes baseball. Thanks for a great life.
—Rita Luongo

October 26, 2004




To: Garrison
From one of those perfidious Canadians from Manitoba, now living in the 90 degree heat of Hainan in the South China Sea, thanks for your show on the net, and for the wonderful community you have created. As a reformed Norwegian, I feel I know all those people, and it coule be Manitoba as well as Minnesota.
—Ross McKinnon



To: Rhonda Vincent
Pinch me-- as it is hard to believe it is true. I will be in the audience to see my two favorite people on the same stage--Rhonda Vincent and Garrison Keillor this Saturday. Life can't get any better than this.
—Jean Trester



To: Grendel Brock
Darling, I know you'll probably be at work when and if this is broadcast, but I'll be listening and missing you. Oh, by the way, this is the guy that's been making all the wise cracks about English majors.
—Lynette Brock

October 25, 2004




To: Jason Holeman
Happy 29th Bithday to Jason from your loving wife, Lorraine. You are the light of my life!
—Lorraine Holeman

October 24, 2004




To: Martha
Happy 81st birthday ( 10/30)to my sweet,Republican Texas mom, from her Unitarian daughter. On Tues., remember that it is OK to switch parties just this once.
—Betsy Wells



To: Joyce & Scott Whitehurst
Happy 25th anniversary! 25 years, one set of twins, 3 houses (we counted the mobile home), and a couple of dogs and cats (didn't work out), you still like each other - but remember 'mom' likes me best. May you have 50 more!!! Your sister & Glenn...........
—Robin Whitehurst



To: Jonathan
I love you very much and am glad to bop along in life with you.
—Whitmer Erin
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