April 5, 2009 - April 11, 2009
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April 11, 2009

To: Paul Peterson
Happy Birthday, Principal Peterson! You were born in April 15, and you've been taxing your students and staff beyond the normal rate!
—Your students at St. Peter High School

To: Julie and Bob
Sorry we couldn't get together to listen to Praire Home Companion. Let's give it another try. Love Bruce and Doreen
—Bruce and Doreen Tolpa

To: Ethan Hawkley
Happy 10,000th Day on the Earth. I love you!
—Laura Hawkley

To: Pete & Ann Sibley
Good luck from your neighbors! Elizabeth, Brad, Alex and Jack!
—Brad Koeckeritz

To: Tracy
I know I'm working too much and we never see each other but it won't always be like this. I promise, one day soon, it'll be better.
—Chris Scott

To: Martha J
I am looking forward to tending the garden and watching the sunset with you.
—Thomas E Geheb (Gay-heb)

To: Mommy
We hope the seas are calm in the Arctic and the copapods plentiful. Dad's doing okay. He's already shipped us off to the relatives. Love
—Timi and Lydia Sgouros

To: Josh clark
Happy 24th birthday. You made it from the bering sea to anchorage despite a volcano erupting 6times my Minnesota boy. keep living the dream & at your debriefing the guy turned on his sat radio and you said. Heh that's mpr! Small momndad
—Kimberly Clark

April 10, 2009

To: Garrison & the Crew...
We're New Yorkers, but we're rural. Coming 3hrs from the mountains of Franklin to spend our 20th ANNIVERSARY w/you! WE'RE EXCITED! We toasted with... ketchuuuuuup!
—Bill - Michele Furman - Johnson

To: Scott and Kim
Scott and Kim...can't wait to meet my new nephew this Friday (April 17th). It's been a long time coming, but then again- anything worth having, is definitely worth waiting for. God's blessings on you all. PS: Kim are you sure you won't change your mind and let me be in the delivery room? I do have experience you know. Your Older Sister, Dawn (in Cedarburg, Wisconsin)
—Dawn Flower

To: William J Koon
Happy Birthday to my dear soulmate who has made our marriage the best years of our lives. Thank you for all your love and support, and may you have a wonderful birthday my sweetheart.
—Laura Spencer

April 8, 2009

To: Lew
You got your teeth, you got your hair, you're 62 and I don't care! Happy Birthday!
—Lynda Austin

To: patrick
Yes you can drive your mothers vehicle! Just as long as im not around to hear her yell. love always your father
—kevin sanders

To: Our Columbus Day Weekend Camping Friends
We're glad you could join us here for the show - now you'll know what it sounds like without the static!
—Ken & Carol Deming

April 7, 2009

To: Molly
Happy Birthday (April 11th) to Molly who is from a small town in Minnesota, but now a Big Apple girl. I wish I was there with you tonight, I will be listening with you. Mom (Molly will be in the audience)
—Theresa Sievers

To: Emily Lawson
Happy Happy Birthday, you are a great friend, and I can't thank you enough for bringing me to the show for your birthday!
—Cathy McCullough

To: Doris Roberts
Happy birthday Doris on your 94th birthday. In Madison WI surrounded by those grand kids and great grand kids. Time to put away those Rollerblades. Always thankful for you blessings. Looking ahead to many more years. All our love.
—Phil & Bev Lenihan

To: Tom
You are the love of my life and my duet partner forever. I don't love you much, do I?
—Sherri Mitchell-Snider

April 6, 2009

To: Jordan Jeremias
Happy 13th birthday. Don't buy the Wii. Save your money. College is only 5 years away. Love, Dad
—stephen jeremias

April 5, 2009

To: Abe Ratnofsky
Lets raise our egg creams and toast our Abe on his recent Bar Mitzvah. Love Dad
—Paul Ratnofsky
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