September 27, 2009 - October 3, 2009
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»

October 3, 2009

To: Craig
Love you so much,just want you to know I'll try once again, to get this on the show. Your determined wife.
—Mary Lou Jackson

To: Husband Larry
Oct 10th, Happy 40th anniversary Larry. It's been great fun. Can't wait to see what tomorrow brings. Love Karen
—Karen Serafin

To: Husband Larry
Happy 40th anniversary Larry. It's been great fun. Can't wait to see what tomorrow brings. Love Karen
—Karen Serafin

October 2, 2009

To: John Kimball
Happy 80th Birthday to a wonderful father, grandfather, great grandfather, and Father to all your parishioners. Your loving family looks forward to watching from the shore as you take your annual birthday swim in the ocean.
—Amy Kimball

To: Sandy & Russ Thomas
To My Mom & Dad, celebrating their anniversary on Sunday October 4. Happy anniversary you guys.
—Scott Thomas

October 1, 2009

To: Amy
On this occasion of our latest 'milestone' birthday - instead of simply counting the YEARS, let's multiply the two digits together... Congrats on your regained NEWBORN status!
—Amy Torchinsky

To: Susan Harris
Mom -- i'm sorry i missed sending this greeting last week for your birthday. Look forward to flying in on Monday to visit you!
—Scott Harris

September 29, 2009

To: Randy Burchfield
Happy fifty eighth birthday Dad! We hope you're enjoying the trip to Saint Paul. Don't worry; all remnants of the party at your house will be cleaned up by the time you return home!
—Jeremy and Kristen Burchfield

To: denise glover
Greetings to my wife, a faithful listener of the show, as we celebrate our 12th wedding anniversary at the Steelers game.
—Dennis Glover

September 28, 2009

To: Margie and Doug Erickson
Happy 20th Anniversary to Madre and Potato love from your kids Amelia, Zahra, and Neil, and all five cats.
—Amelia Erickson

To: Garrison & Richard
My wife, Mary, and I flew to Minnesota from Champaign, IL, just for the 9/26 show and meatloaf dinner. Thanks for one of the best times we've ever had!
—Mike McMillen

September 27, 2009

To: Garrison Keillor
Thanks for another great show. You have been one of the most important people in my life since 1980- that's three times longer than either of my marriages. I am so grateful for the joy your show has brought to me and my family.
—Marcie Mock
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Each week's greetings will be collected and posted with that week's broadcast in the archive, and may be selected to be read on the air. To see your greeting, go to "Old Shows" and find the week you submitted it.

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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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