August 31, 2008 - September 6, 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»

September 6, 2008

To: Janice
Happy Birthday to my sweet wife Janice, the prettiest woman, no matter what side of the Mississippi she's on, from your loving husband, Bernie
—Bernie Calkins

To: Ed Reuther
Happy Birthday, my love. It feels like only 4 years since we met. Wait a minute, It was only 4 years ago. Well, here's to many more 4 years!
—Linda Reuther

To: Karlyn M. Stephens
To my mom and dad who survived Katrina and are great bluegrass musicians from your son,Jay here in Abbott,Tx.,home of Willie Nelson,you will always be my heroes-I love you bunches.
—James Beauchamp

To: Charlie Guthrie
Sorry about not sending a card. Here's your 5seconds of "fame" -- congratulations on now being older than dirt yet still my hero.
—Julie Guthrie

September 5, 2008

To: Bill
Thank you for being there for me as I recover from surgery. You're the best husband EVER!
—Barbara Shifflett

To: Gail Giron
Happy birthday and happy 1st wedding anniversary!
—Ernesto Giron

September 4, 2008

To: Uncle Paul
Happy Birthday UP! Love you.
—Chelsea Markun

September 2, 2008

To: Carol Korsholm
Hello from Nova Scotia, Carol! I wonder if you are registering your boys for swimming this fall. Can you call us on Cory's mobile? Thanks
—Kari Eliuk

August 31, 2008

To: jane
Happy Birthday to Jane from: Margaret,Mike,Bob and Mark. Can't say how old she is, but she will be 80 years young next August!
—mike milizia
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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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