April 16, 2006 - April 22, 2006
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»

April 22, 2006

To: Flagstaff Friends of Traditional Music
Hello from Rochester! See you at the Flagstaff Folk Festival in June.
—VennieEline White

To: Dr. Dave & Ruth
The neighborhood bears, Dusty and Left, visited our bee yard the other day. They both went home with lead poisoning!
—Willie Gorham

April 21, 2006

To: Lynn
Lynn, you bless my life in countless ways and I look forward to being your wife. All my love, Gayle
—Gayle Busey

To: Phil & Marcia Caskey
Hello old time friends, remember listening together to PHC on KOSU in the 80's? I live now near Rotterdam, with 18-year old daughter, and enjoy PHC on the internet now.. Hope to get in touch again; I have never forgotten you.
—Manette Schönfeld

To: Ted
Congrats on your confirmation. I enjoyed spending time with your girlfriend, too bad you were at work.
—Sally Spitznagel

April 20, 2006

To: mark
I love you. I knew you were the one I would spend my life with...when the pregnancy test turned pink.
—keli ruiz

April 19, 2006

To: Bethany, Brad, and Sophia
Joyeux anniversaire to a wonderful sister-in-law! Brad, my offer still stands: if you move to Madison, I will be happy to babysit. Can you bring the hot tub?
—Lara Natzke

To: Billy Joe
I hope seeing PHC live helps you remember that Hot Dish and Going to Church are JUST as important as running away to join the carnie! God Bless Uncle Freddie. He needs our help!
—Maggie Suckow

To: Eric Porcher
(For the 4-22 show) Happy 25th anniversary, celebrating here in our audience, from the "cold Limey" to the "Grumpy German". 25 was supposed to be tickets to Hawaii, but a trip to Lake Wobegone is a close second.
—Julie Porcher

To: Sharon
Happy first live PHC show. It's a gem to watch and I know you'll love it. Hugs from your (considerably) older sister.
—Connie Purcell

To: Deacon Dad
Happy 75th birthday to a dad who fathered 10 kids. You raised all ten of us to be successful adults and now as deacon in the church, we share our dad with everyone.
—Alan Berthelot

April 18, 2006

To: Gina
Happy Birthday Sweetheart! You have made my last 15 years wonderful!
—Anantha Shekhar

To: Vera Swanson
Dear Aunt Vera, You've blessed Duluth for 99 years. You've blessed us all of our lives. Happy birthday. Love - the Duvals
—Bob, Evelyn, and Melissa Duval

To: Donna
Happy Birtday. She says,"Come on out, the Lake has water...this year."
—Mark Druyff

April 17, 2006

To: Geno
Geno, My heart sings a glorious tune when you walk into the room. -PP
—Kerrie Kardatzke

To: Guy Mitchard
Guy~ I don't know if you're the Guy Mitchard that went to Maine East High School in Park Ridge,IL, but I saw your name on this post. We hung out together from 1969 and beyond. I was Margeret's friend. I would enjoy hearing from you and catching up!
—Mary Foster

To: Glen Brunner
Uncle Glen,You are hereby nominated for my Uncle Of The Year Award. Come visit me at Moriahsburg City Hall and I will also make you honorary Water Commissioner.
—Emma Levi` McKee-Brunner

April 16, 2006

To: Sarah and Scott
Happy birthday to each of you. Hope you enjoy your first show as much as we do. We are so proud of you both!!
—Larry and Laurie Haugen

To: my loving Dah
Dah - hoping you're enjoying the show out in Arizona. I'm listening and thinking of you under the indecisive skies of Massachusetts. I love you so. your-sah
—Sarah Rogers

To: David Matthew
I miss your voice, your smile, your face. Sunrise is not warm enough without you.
—Karina Matthew
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Old Sweet Songs: A Prairie Home Companion 1974-1976

Old Sweet Songs

Lovingly selected from the earliest archives of A Prairie Home Companion, this heirloom collection represents the music from earliest years of the now legendary show: 1974–1976. With songs and tunes from jazz pianist Butch Thompson, mandolin maestro Peter Ostroushko, Dakota Dave Hull and the first house band, The Powdermilk Biscuit Band (Adam Granger, Bob Douglas and Mary DuShane).

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