November 1, 2009 - November 7, 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»

November 7, 2009

To: Barbara Collins
Happy 75th Birthday, Mom! Celebrating AT the PHC show in Des Moines on Saturday 11/7--wish we could be there, too. From Lisa, Kevin and your greyhound grand-dogs!
—Lisa Blechle

To: Ells Cackler,Lowell Dawes,Ivan Knoll,Carroll York
For Veterans Day.Congratulations on your WWII Vets Honor Flight to Washinton.Just another reason for Panther Creek Church of the Brethren to be proud.
—kris and michelle marshall

To: Rick
wish you were in Budapest!! Don't bother coming to Hungary to drink their pålinka - Melody and Ween drank it all!
—Eileen Follweiler

November 6, 2009

To: Happy Birthday to Grandpa Don and Son, Nate.
This is the year we hope you slow down and buckle up. (both your trousers AND your seat belts)
—Myron & Joani Halverson

To: Granny
Hello from PHC at Des Moines! - Hope you are feeling better and recovering from surgery. You'll be up and about in no time!
—Derek Hoffman

To: Adam
A very merry early Christmas! We've always talked about being here in person and here we are. I love you!
—Lara Alldredge

To: dion and jane
we survived sam's 21st birthday. he has yet to return from the voodoo lounge. fran's in vegas with her boyfriend. all prayers accepted.
—tim nichols

November 5, 2009

To: John
To my husband, as we celebrate his 67th birthday. Love you
—Shirley Seebeck

To: Sandi Sturm
Happy Birthday, you make the long Alaska winter, seem a little shorter.
—Wayne Sturm

To: Michael
The tickets are from your wife. Hope you enjoys the show!
—Deborah coltrain

November 4, 2009

To: Dan Rondeau
Happy 50th birthday to Danny from Woonsocket, RI who taught me all there is to know about PHC Love, Your little Sister, Michelle
—Michelle Gardner

November 3, 2009

To: Joanne
On November 17th, it'll be 25 years together-had you killed me on the homeymoon like you wanted to, you'd be getting out of prison just about now. Loving you always and forever.
—Clifford Archer

To: Ruth Bickel
Happy 89th Birthday to Ruth Bickel who listens to Prairie Home Companion on her Mississippi River houseboat. Your children say: Wear your lifejacket!
—Bonnie James

November 2, 2009

To: Matt
If you're listening to this at work, Make sure you have something nice for lunch- tootsie rolls are not part of your diet. Signed, Yourself, in the future
—Matt Wiley

November 1, 2009

To: Mark and Marie Lenker
Greetings to my parents in Arlington, Virginia. Moving to the Midwest might have been the best thing you ever annoyed me enough to do. Thanks!
—Jesse Lenker
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