August 24, 2008 - August 30, 2008
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»

August 30, 2008

To: Tilly
To my dear friend across the Atlantic, wish I could hold you close. Maybe someday soon.
—Mike Dills

August 29, 2008

To: Mike Cunningham
Thanks for letting me share an enjoyable night of A Prairie Home Companion with you at the South Shore Music Circus. A great way to end the summer season.
—Lois Viglas

To: Jean and Bill
Hi Mom and Dad! Sorry I couldn't be here but my vacation got canceled.
—Brian Pociengel

August 28, 2008

To: Donna Marie Lestage
Even though I'm stuck in St. Paul surrounded by Republicans, and we'll be apart on our 18th wedding anniversary (9/1), I'll be thinking of you. See you next Saturday. All my love.
—Jim Rossman

To: Aric
Happy Birthday Aric! Here's to old times when I would give you rides in the Radio Flyer. Have a fantastic road trip with Dana.
—Alyssa P.

August 27, 2008

To: Granpa Harry and Grandma Rose
Congratulations on your 70th visit to the Minnesota State Fair, and for bringing me with you!! Heaps of Love!!!
—Gabe,Patty and Tom Wieseler

To: Dick & Nancy Lindsey, My In-Laws
Although our wedding was 2 years ago, my marriage to your son is now truly official: Drew is at the MN State Fair with me and we've ridden Ye Old Mill!
—Marta Lindsey

August 26, 2008

To: Ken and Margie Johnson (Mom and Dad) in AZ
Happy 50th Anniversary! We can't wait to visit you in Arizona for Thanksgiving. Dad, John can't wait to skydive with you. Mom, I'm nervous too!
—John and Monica deCausmeaker

To: Mike Levad
Happy 40th Birthday Mike! I am sorry all your presents got lost in the mail! Love, Your Wife-to-be
—Maren Gregerson

To: Judy Wise
Hi mom! I can't wait to see you! And when you come can you bring me my heart, I think I left it at home.
—Natalie Wise

August 25, 2008

To: The Nebel-Seekamps
Hello to my family in NY, NH, MA & PA, Peter and I are enjoying the Rhubarb Tour in Gilford on our 12TH Anniversary. Wish you were here as well, as you were 12 years ago on Lovewell Mtn. Mary Beth Seekamp Northwood NH
—Mary Beth Seekamp

August 24, 2008

To: Nancy & Harlan Wengert
60 Years of married life! With nary a harsh word spoken between you. Now that's worth celebrating! Your five grateful children, David, Ann, Carol, Martha and Sally
—Ann Wengert

To: Orrin
Happy 65th Birthday Dad, I hope you are liking your surprise present (The show in Santa Fe) from Phoenix AZ
—Philip Johnson

To: Barb
Thanks for these past 33 years. Who would have thought what would happen as a result of my returning your "left behind" cigatette case. Love Always.
—Lee Saberson

To: Kyle & Jean-Marie
Hi Kyle & Jean-Marie, Too bad you couldn't make it to the best show at the State Fair on Friday. See you Sunday to eat everything-on-a-stick. With love, Mom & Dad
—Michael Cabaya
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