March 9, 2008 - March 15, 2008
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March 15, 2008

To: Aubrey Le Fey (Mom)
Mom, I'm SO sorry I couldn't afford to get us to the show tonight! I hope the half day at the spa, the delivered Thai food, and listening to the show live is a decent consolation prize. Thank you VERY MUCH for raising me with Garrison Keillor!
—Misti McCloud

To: Justin
Happy six month anniversary! Being married to you is a blessing everyday. Thanks to Mom & Dad Dwelis for the tickets to tonights show! I love you!
—Jolene Dwelis

To: Nancy
Welcome home from your Africa expedition, and what perfect timing...Liberia to Brussels to Atlanta and just in time for PHC. We missed you.
—Bill Bagwill

To: James-Lawrence
Thanks for being the only person who will listen to the show with me each Saturday, even though you are only 2 years old.
—Matthew Weigelt

To: Deborah Hyman
Happy 50th Birthday, Mommy! We love you.
—Joanna and Morgan Wright

To: Wayne & Wanda Stark
Happy Anniversary to Wayne & Wanda Stark from your children and grandkids. That's 48 great St. Patty's days for y'all and many blessings for us.
—The Haynes family

To: Will Bill
Happy 39th anniversary. Who would have thought?
—30th street gang parker

March 14, 2008

To: Jenn
Happy 23rd Birthday to Jenn in Madison, Wi from Mom and Stephen
—Stephen Behnke

To: Becky
Happy 28th Birthday to my daughter,Becky in Plymouth,MN. 'Can't believe my baby is all grown up and has her own beautiful baby to love forever, too. Happy Birthday today and forever! Mom
—sharon rezek

To: Beth
Happy Birthday on March 8th- celebrating it in Hawaii without you was fun! Maybe not for you, but it was for me. :) Glad we will celebrate together by attending the Prairie Home Companion, however!
—Erin Bartos

To: Dolores Carrillo
Congratulations on completing your 80th revolution around the sun, Ma/Boss/Nana! We love you and can't wait to see you Easter Sunday! Love your Calgarian Pack
—Judy Christopherson


March 13, 2008

To: Pete Bell
Gail would like to wish her English Major hubby--Pete--Good Luck in his quest to obtain a City Council position in Paola, KS on April Fool's Day. And yes, dear being a Journalism kind of guy--you will forever have me beat on short--concise--sentences. From your excessive verbiage writing wife.
—Gail Bell

To: Charles
Happy Birthday to the way above average Charleston traveler from the Pennsylvania Valley Girl companion.
—judith seroska

To: Matt Winter
Happy 36th Birthday to Matt... For his birthday, all he wanted was to leave the perfect Florida weather and spend the weekend in Minnesota! I'll see you back at home, Love Jen
—Jen Winter

To: Ernest
Good luck with your new job! I'm very happy for you. Here's hoping for good fortune for us getting married, buying a house and starting a family - not neccessarily in that order! Lots of love ...
—Megan Thompson

March 12, 2008

To: marcia
from duluth on our 10th aniv. (you are my love forever) celabrating tonight 15th at fitz/phc with 2 friends steve&doni from mason wis.
—ron granley

To: Morgan Howe
Happy 26th Birthday. We can't believe a boy from Edwardsburg, Michigan, is as far away as Hong Kong. We'll make it over in a few months and will celebrate then!
—Phyllis Howe

To: Jim "Cheez" Van Horn
He's in the audience tonight (Saturday 3/15/08) celebrating his 50th birthday. Time to stop acting like a college frat boy!
—Carolyn Van Horn

March 11, 2008

To: Jeanine Bunting
Happy Birthday to the sweetest girl in the world. Jeanine we are so proud of you. Te adoramos! Mami and dad
—Claudia Bunting

To: Dad
Love vet school, but may go crazy from the stress. Miss you and mom. Can't wait to get off this island for the summer and come home. Have some sedatives ready just in case.
—Laura C

To: Rose Smith
Spring will go by quicker than we think. I am looking forward to putting away the broom.
—David Smith

March 10, 2008

To: The Kastensen's and Gonyo's
For 3/15/08 Greetings to my family from Wisconsin to see the show tonight. Especially Uncle Jim who has been a devoted PHC fan. Ann Kastensen Ann
—Ann Kastensen

To: Rick
On our 26th wedding anniversary Dear, I can't think of a better way to celebrate than by you playing the Pharaoh and me the Hebrew slave woman in our town's musical.
—Wendy Mouche

To: Charlie Lewis
Charlie, grandpa and ya-ya will not leave Minnesota and return to Tennessee until we learn the meaning of the word "Uffdah".
—Douglas Billings

March 9, 2008

To: Jon Dieckman
I wanted to let you know that I believe you are going to be a wonderful father to our two little ones on the way! How did I get so lucky to have you? Your loving & Devoted Wife.
—Jennifer Dieckman

To: Jim & Gloria Moening
Happy 60th anniversary on St. Patrick's Day. For sixty years, for better and for worse, they've been best friends through it all. Love, the kids
—Vance & Ila Burns

To: Mom, Dad, Cody
Happy 16th Birthday Cody! Even though I love you I'm still scared to drive with you. Hello to you all in Chicago, you need to come visit me in Washington DC because I miss you (and the weather is much warmer!)
—Zoe Berman
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