January 3, 2010 - January 9, 2010
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»

January 9, 2010

To: carol elsholz
g.k. thank you for: -addressing airline/undies scare of 12-25-09 with humor (It's way beyond human control anyway!). -bringing hope to the innate goodness of all. -singing your heart out! Blessings in 2010 to all--no one excluded. Carol (a longtime fan)
—carol elsholz

To: Ruth & Roy Dahlstrom
Happy 13th Anniversary on the 11th! She calls me every year to ask the date. They listen every Saturday, maybe this will work!
—Tom Dahlstrom

To: Addison
So it was at the Mill Falls in Newington CT and not Al's in Dinkytown. We are now ONE Love ya Addison Carol Lee
—Carol Lee Wood

To: David
To David in Minneapolis from Tim in San Francisco, It was nice seeing you over the holidays. Please try not to smoke while snow blowing the driveway as I fear this is a certain recipe for a heart attack.
—tim Haselman

To: Jules
A big note of appreciation to my almost adult son for hanging with us old folks at the show this afternoon, Mom Grandpa and his new bride, hope you learn something! Love,Mom
—Eva Starkey

To: Jim, Tom & Martha
It's much nicer having you here at the show with us celebrating our 30th anniversary, than missing the party you would be having at home in Washington State without us.
—dave sanford

To: Kathy and Steve
Hope you are enjoying the warmth of the show. Send them back soon, it was 14 below this morning in the Twin Cities.
—Karen & Ridge Henderson

January 8, 2010

To: Kent
Kent, this past year with you has been wonderful. I look forward to everything in 2010.
—Kat Navarro

To: Poo
May the next 33 years be even better than the last, and please remember to take your vitamins - kids are a lot of work!
—Your Loving Wife

To: Anita Meister
Works full time, plays bocci ball, line dances, laughs easily, sings out loud, LIVES out loud, and she's a liberal... Happy 90th Birthday Anita!
—Nikki Huth

January 7, 2010

To: Kim and Kate
We talk and touch Bear a cross or two Appears not much No hullabaloo But we possess No landmarks prove Simple happiness I won you two
—Joe Boswell

January 6, 2010

To: Abby
Congratulations on your marriage to Wayne. You stole another midwesterner to California! Wayne, hope you survive the Southern Cal traffic, Abby's facebook addiction!
—Butch Francisco

January 5, 2010

To: Dick Chaisson in Athol MA
Hi Dad, Happy 75th Birthday from your son and daughter-in-law out in San Francisco! Hope you're staying warm!
—Jon Chaisson

To: Tim Haselman
Happy Birthday from Rodney to Tim. You can only be young once, but you can be handsome for a lifetime!
—Rodney Rogers

To: Joe
May shorts always be in season. May mountain gas be at your back. May you stay forever young. Happy Birthday!
—Amy & Evan Tato

To: Roger
Happy 50th birthday from your siblings, in-laws, nieces, nephews and of course Mom in Seattle. It was great to celebrate with you in Cabo!
—Caroline Hale

January 4, 2010

To: Donna
Happy birthday baby! I love you more than everything and can't wait to get married in February. Enjoy seeing PHC live in SF!!
—Matt Miller

To: Josephus Boswellius
Happy sweet 16…again. As we celebrate your 18th, 16th birthday I must reflect on how much older and hairier you have become. Your aging buddy,
—Noah Wintroub

January 3, 2010

To: Jerry
A big hello there in Pasadena Ca, counting the days till I see you again.
—Jackie Jones

To: Ray Dunne
Keep eating your Powdermilk Biscuits so we can celebrate your next 60 years!!
—Jane Jordan
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