October 11, 2009 - October 17, 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 17, 2009

To: Chuck Schneider
To Chuck in Marquette hope you are enjoying your Sauna while were here at the Mall spending your money. Love your wife, daughter, and all the Ladies.
—Melissa Cadeau

To: Gavin
Congratulations on your 46th birthday today. Hopefully it will be a double celebration too. Love from your wife of three years. Let's make it 33!
—Laura Grainger

To: Don Tollefson
My dad's the in audience for his 76th birthday tonight. He's quite a fan; I'd love it if you could wish him a Happy Birthday!
—Eric Tollefson

To: Jim and Dorothy
Happy 40th Wedding Anniversary to Jim and Dorothy. Here's to many more years of laughing and figuring it out. Love your kids, Grant, Kate and Sarah.
—Kate Weeks

October 16, 2009

To: Dennis Leland
Being comfortable in one's own misery is actually a form of happiness. I do believe you've nailed it, darling!
—Jay Kay

October 13, 2009

To: John
Never discount the domino effect - I don't know the cause, but I have enjoyed the effect.
—Lea Ann Powers

October 12, 2009

To: Erin Behling
hope you get your piece of rhubarb pie, though you should be studying for your Ph.d and putting our tax dollars to better use!
—Ray Libby

To: Wayne Popham
Happy 80th birthday from your 23 kids, grandkids, and great-grandkids! 80 may be the new 60, but if you insist on felling that giant, dead, oak yourself, please wait 'til Thanksgiving so the little ones can see you one last time.
—John Popham

To: Amber and Neal
Best wishes for a long, happy, fruitful married life together that begins this seventeenth day of October 2009 at the State House in Indianapolis ...
—John Hayduk

October 11, 2009

To: Rick
Rick, Thick and Thin, Good and Bad, We've had so much more Good! Looking forward to many, many more. Love you darling! Renée, Jack and the Kitties (oops! Kitties are in the birthday cake--gotta go!)
—Renée Sims
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