November 28, 2009 - December 5, 2009
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December 5, 2009

To: Kevin Lohr-key
Well, another Christmas finds us apart, son - you are in Bahrain, we are here at home. We are so very proud of you and your service in the US Navy. Miss you....hope to see you in 2010!!
—Mom & Rick Abbott

To: to my wife Kristie
Glad the surgery went well. The last minute abdominal hysterectomy means no little ones with our DNA, but thank God for those little hell raiser teenage girls we adopted from Ukraine and converted to something better than Minnesotan Lutherans--they're Iowa Presbyterians!
—Chuck Muether

To: Seth & Allison Kessler
Congratulations Seth and allison on the new baby girl. And welcome to the world Amelia Ray. Josh and Nathan you finally have a little sister!
—Bree Kessler

To: Ricky NYC
38 disappointments this week have no effect on my 23 years of Love for you. "The heart wants what the heart wants", and then some. 38 dinosaurs won't stop that LOVEY! Merry Xmas, Love Shaun NYC
—Shaun McGuire

To: Mom
Since before I can remember, we've listened to this show together. It took us twenty years and three states, but we finally get to see the red sneakers in person! I've never felt so proud to be a Minnesotan.
—Kate Fauteux

December 4, 2009

To: Wolfgang
Thanks for 20 years of knowing you - starting in the mountains at Brunni, and now now looking forward to many more decades. You're forgiven for proposing in the laundromat!
—Juli Unternaehrer

December 3, 2009

To: ken
happy 25th anniversary-- you still light up my love light
—Betsy Groth

To: dan murphy
happy birthday #67 to ___on Paint Creek my love since you and I were 20.
—frances murphy

To: Kathi and Angie
To Kathi and Lamb Chop...Thanks for being my best friends forever.
—Chris Risley

November 30, 2009

To: Christopher
Happy Birthday Chris! Thanks for teaching me about this great show. Someday we'll see it live!
—Lisa Assim

November 29, 2009

To: Garrison Keillor
Thanks from Hadong, South Korea. It's nice to still have a companion in the country of another country. Your show will certainly comfort me through this year of teaching abroad.
—Milo Zaneski

November 28, 2009

To: W J Little (Dad)
Hey Daddy, I lost Kendall in Times Square. Please accept his collect call this time! I love you!
—Julie Little

To: Greg Bossart
You were right; there is bluegrass in New York City.
—Mary Saliba

To: Grandma Phyllis and Grandpa Andy
Thanks for babysitting yesterday. The kids loved eating too many gummi bears and staying up too late. We hope to have them re-programmed by Christmas.
—Jen faust lefebvre
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