October 25, 2009 - October 31, 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 31, 2009

To: Bob Vocelka
Belated 70th Birthday wishes from 1/2 of the population of Squaw Lake, MN (pop. 99). Meet us at the Hoot and Holler upon you return from back east.
—F Tripp

To: Helen Draper
Wish we could be with you on your birthday November 12th. Happy Birthday, Love Cindy & Roger
—Cindy Draper

To: Roger Draper
Happy 50th birthday on Friday the 13th of November. Looking forward to spending the next 50 with you.
—Cindy Draper

To: Josh, Bill, and Marion Goetz
Hello from St. Paul. Hope you enjoy the show and after party. Did you remember your costumes?
—David Goetz

To: Beth and Tony
Congratulations on your new little angel and our first Granddaughter Taylor Grace. Were here tonight with Great Grandparents Richard and Vernie. Go Vikings and Brett!
—Dawn & Bob Fix

October 30, 2009

To: Richard & Angeline
Congratulations to Richard & Angeline on their wedding. Richard came from England to meet Angeline in Texas. For their honeymoon, they considered the usual places, London, Paris, Honolulu, Sydney, and Bismarck. The Prairie Home Companion Halloween party clinched the deal.
—Russ Killingsworth

October 28, 2009

To: Bradford
Happy Birthday old friend. We've ten miles behind us and ten thousand more to go.
—Christine Turner

To: Olivia
Happy 7th birthday Olivia we love you! Dad, Mom & Taylor
—Lorry Kohls

To: Richard & Angelyn
Congratulations to Richard & Angelyn, in the audience, who got married in Texas on Friday and flew to North Dakota for their Halloween honeymoon.
—Mattie Derryberry

October 26, 2009

To: Lauren Gwaley
Happy Halloween my love, I still can't understand why a good Lutheran girl like you chose a Unitarian like me.
—Michael Seay

October 25, 2009

To: Nancy and Mark
To my sister and brother-in-law in Madison, Wisconsin. We're so happy to be rooting for Brett. Go Vikes!
—Janna Peterson

To: Bruce Smith
Happy All Hallow's Eve Birthday to my dear and longtime friend, Bruce. Thank you for introducing me to A Prairie Home Companion nearly thirty years ago. Jane
—Jane Medlen

To: Maureen
Dear Mom (Maureen) The church book table needs your help! Hope your new "semi-colon" does not cause you to pause in the hospital for too long. Get well soon! Love, the kids
—susan curran
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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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