Greetings
August 28, 2005 - September 3, 2005
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»

September 3, 2005




To: Mindy
You are the best math teacher ever. Now I can calculate logarithms and trigonometric functions with ease and dexterity.
—Claire Nieman



To: Brenda
Brenda, Happy Birthday! There's nothing like having a sister like you. All my love, Tina
—Tina Louie



To: Mr. & Mrs. Dewey Houck
Happy Golden Wedding Anniversary to Mom and Dad! What a Beautiful Example of Marriage -- even if you happen to be the opposite gender. I love you and I'm so proud of you! From your wayward Daughter Kell, who says she's on her way to the party, but her clutch is slipping. If you see somebody hitchiking over Catawba Mountain, Please Pick Me Up!
—Kelly Houck

September 2, 2005




To: JAMES SPERBECK
DEAR MR. KEILLOR,SIR: LAST TIME I WROTE TO YOU AND THE WHOLE PHC NETWORK, I DID NOT GET A RESPONSE FROM YOU OR ANY MEMBER OF YOUR TEAM. CAN YOU PLEASE TELL ME WHY YOU REFUSED TO ANSWER MY LETTER AND I WANT THIS ANSWER FROM YOU PUT ON THE INTERNET RIGHT NOW! DO YOU HEAR ME?
—JAMES SPERBECK



To: Rebecca Reeth
After being kicked by your daughter's horse and narrowly escaping a buffalo stampede in Custer State Park last week, we are happy that you are alive and well to celebrate your birthday today!
—Sue & Tom Peterson



To: kids
FOR THE KANSAS STATE FAIR SHOW< SEPT 10 Hello! Christian, Hannah, Manuel, Maria from Dad and Mom, who are seeing Garrison live after years of listening. If he comes to Christ Lutheran tomorrow, you'll see him live too.....but he'll save $35!!
—Michael Brockman



To: kids
Hello! Christian, Hannah, Manuel, Maria from Dad and Mom, who are seeing Garrison live after years of listening. If he comes to Christ Lutheran tomorrow, you'll see him live too.....but he'll save $35!!
—Michael Brockman



To: Libertie Smith
Greetings to my daughter Libertie (in the lower Grandstand balcony)as she enjoys the State Fair one more time before joining the Army for four years. Stay free and remember what you learned in 4H. The Lord be with you! Love, Papa.
—Kevin Smith



To: Kathie Jo
Hi to my big sis from the MN State Fair. May the Jennies keep Wailing in both of our hearts!!!
—Jackie Niemand



To: Nikki & Nate
Sorry we missed the Minnesota BBQ wedding celebration, but hope you managed to get that mouse out of your cat's mouth with the ski pole!
—Crystal & Todd Jensen



To: Erik
Erik- I love you with all my heart! You are my inspiration to get through my final semester. Just think- in 4 months, we'll both be college graduates, and it only took us a combined 15 years!!
—Krissy Constantino



To: Colin
Have fun in London. Study hard and use the currency converter I hid in your suitcase. It will make us feel better.
—Pat Hogan

September 1, 2005




To: Samuel Arriola
You talk so much about listening to this show. so Danny and I want to wish you a Happy Brithday on September 8. From the Guyes
—Brendan Willis



To: Lynn
Thank you for 12 wonderfully copacetic years, 3 beautiful children, and the steamy hot cheese curd nights.
—Tim Hoese



To: The audience
We were engaged in February at the Fitz.. She couldn't wait till '06... She said OK... So we are getting married today. Kristin & Jim [9/2/05]
—Jim Erickson

August 31, 2005




To: David and Josie Hanson
Happy 44th anniversary David and Josie Hanson from your loving son in St. Paul, Aaron. Have fun and be sure to shoot more squirrels.
—Aaron Hanson

August 30, 2005




To: Kevin Hemping
Dear "Hemp Dog" How is the State Fair Scavenger hunt going? Sincerely "Farns"
—Jennifer Farnsworth

August 29, 2005




To: James Hahn
Wishing my "much older" Minnesota brother a very Happy Birthday, from his "much younger" Delaware sister!
—Judy B



To: Stephanie
Happy Birthday on Tuesday to Stephanie, a true Wellstone Democrat. I love you. Organize, organize, organize.
—J.D. Burton

August 28, 2005




To: Wayne
Happy Birthday!!!! Instead of going to church, you're listening to the show! Love, Brig
—Brigetta Wilson
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