April 16, 2005 - April 23, 2005
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April 23, 2005

To: Jack and Mac and David and Deirdre Wrenn
To Jack and Mac and Deirdre and David Wrenn, back in their nest today. Hello from across the cove from the Sgouroi
—The Sgouroses

April 22, 2005

To: Sophie Schriefer
Happy 95th birthday, Grandma! You KNOW I love you, and not JUST because you fill up my wallet when we visit! Looking forward to seeing you Sunday! Love, Great-grandson Rob.
—Rob Mills

April 20, 2005

To: Ki,Whatley
thanks for marrying me and I love you
—Joseph Long

To: Dad
Happy B-day Matt POPS Juarez... hope things go better for ya this week luv & hugs your daughter Ging
—Ginger Juarez

To: Teresa
Congratulations on your bagging your first wild turkey. From the turkey you married 22 years ago.
—Brent Leland

April 19, 2005

To: Tenison
Best wishes to my son, Tenison who is 5, on a speedy recovery for losing his first baby tooth, having it surgically removed because it abcessed! You are one tough cookie and I love you with all my heart! -- Mom
—Beth Hendrix

To: Bill Duncan
Bill Duncan, Dakota relatives are forging east, North Carolinians are bushwacking north. Jump the express in Tlaxiaco or Oaxaca City because a wedding needs a Groom! Carmen Arendt
—Carmen Arendt

To: John Mercer
and you will always be with me, dearest friend -forever ...
—Hilda Babick

April 18, 2005

To: Esther Dick
Happy birthday to my Grandma Esther from Colorado who is celetrating her 90th birthday. Grandma still keeps her girlish figure by jumping rope every day.
—pam klein

To: Doris
Aunt Doris - Stay in Perryopolis, PA - when I went to see Garrison in NYC on the 16th, I got mugged $3.50 for a bottle of water at Town Hall.
—Maria Tralongo

—Janis L Korkos

April 17, 2005

To: Matt
Can't wait to see you in two weeks. Hope your 11 hour trip with your parents will be fun.
—Andrea Register

To: John
We would like to thank our son, John, for arranging the use of his friends condo in Charleston SC to celebrate our 40th Anniversary, May 1. Love, Mom & Dad
—Pat & John Huntley

To: Molly Canan
Happy 90th birthday (April 22) with love to Molly Canan from all of her family and friends at the Unitarian Church
—Michael Canan

To: Mary Douglas
Congratulations !! Graduating from Virginia Wesleyan College Class of 2005 with a perfect straight A 4.0 GPA. Good Luck with your Masters at Old Dominion. We hope you dance!! Love Mom and Dad
—Edward Douglas

April 16, 2005

To: Vance P. Gibson
Dad, We love and miss you alot. Allison & Spencer
—Allison Kelly

To: Wendell
Wendell, Miss you and hope you're doing well. You were a great fish. All our love, Matt, Dylan & Helen.
—Helen Papp

To: Aura
Happy Birthday. The best companion for an obnoxious man is a patient woman. Will you marry me?
—Dallas Hayes

To: Erik Eickhoff
Your organ recital at Yale University last night was simply brilliant. Bravissimo! No one fell asleep - it was very loud so they couldn't. Keep up the good work! I suspect that your style of playing the organ is typically Minnesotan: no-nonsense, straightforward and everything as written.
—Brother William Ng ofm

To: David
Congratulations on keeping the same schedule during the bids. Lets do breakfast on Monday to celebrate. Love ya.
—Gayle Kleck

To: Bill Kraft
Happy 53rd Birthday to you dad, Wish I could be there with you and mom tonite. (april 16) West Point keeps me busy. I'm studing hard and marching sharp...will be home soon. love your Cadet son, Jake
—Jacob Kraft
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