February 14, 2010 - February 20, 2010
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February 20, 2010

To: Carroll & Camilla Lomax
Congratulations Mom & Dad on your 70th wedding anniversary! Perserverance IS a virtue! From your 64 & 66 year old "dimpled darlings" - Sara & David
—Sara Lomax

To: Jules Thompson
Thinking of you during your stay at Regions Hospital. Therapists should shuttle you over to the Fitzgerald Theater for some of PHC's restorative mojo!
—Mary Wyeth

To: Eva Monkey
Congrats for getting into high school! Now we wont have to home school you! Love, Mommy and Daddy
—Mary Abraham

To: Tristan
Happy 11th Birthday! I thought it was yesterday you where 3 years old when your only interest was reading and talking about dinosaurs! my how time flies I'm glad your interest is sculpting now. You can pay your way to college when your art sells well! Sorry I already spent your college money in my world travels! love Nana!
—Cheena Sofge

To: Robert Milton Cooksey, USN
To Milt, who was interred at Florida National Cemetery in January, with his favorite radio. I hope the batteries are still good. Thanks for being my brother-in-law for 32 years.
—Mike Reed

February 19, 2010

To: Deanna Shanahan
Happy Birthday sent out to Deanna Shanahan my dear friend out in little old Mapleton - a little way from Lake Wobegone - from chris
—chris Langworthy

To: Ava and Sunshine
A happy birthday to two beautiful girls, Ava and Sunshine. You both make us happy, when skies are grey! From your Uncle Lucas, Nama, and Papa.
—Lucas Langworthy

To: Bill "Poppy" Van Ess
Happy Birthday Poppy - our Connecticut transplant! You FINALLY made it to Lake Wobegon after all these years. Go Husky Women's B-ball!
—The Middle Willes

February 18, 2010

To: Mom and Dad
College is great. Haven't heard from you in a while...please send a check so I know you're OK!
—Emily Louise

To: Andy Pfannenstiel
2/20 Tonight in celebration of your 21st Bday wisdom your Grandpa Adami(ADAM-EYE) raised your mom and 9 siblings on "Use your head for more than a Hatrack" Happy 21st and love your Aunts & Uncles
—Becky Adami Sebesta

February 17, 2010

To: Andy Pfannenstiel
It was fun celebrating your 21st Bday early at the live PrairieHC show in Tucson. You and Mara were 2 of the younger lifelong listeners in the audience. Happy 21st today!(2/20) Love, Mom & Dad
—Trish Pfannenstiel

February 16, 2010

To: Marjorie
Happy 101st birthday & many more to Mom in Lafayette, California. Enjoy YOUR day! Love from Bob & Eelee.
—Bob & Eelee Alexander

To: Ryan and Girlfriend
Thanks for buying our tickets on Craigslist! Aren't you glad we didn't try and scam you? Make sure you enjoy the show since we could not be there!
—Sophie Schor

To: Warren and Janie Denham
Happy Anniversary Mom and Dad, from Bryce. Saints WOO HOO!!!!
—Bryce Denham

February 15, 2010

To: Steve and Pat Beck
Happy 59th Anniversary from your daughter and your favorite son-in-law! We're so glad you're attending the show in Detroit with us (2/27/2010)
—Art and Beth Zasadny

To: Garrison
Garrison. East of the Pacific there were garrisons. The democrats offered free everything. They were overrun and now just a few arrowheads can be found.
—roland fischer

To: Michael G. Koot
Mum and Dad send birthday greetings to their son, Michael, in Mason, Michigan on his 35th birthday. "You are still the apple of my eye" says Mum.
—Sheila Koot

To: Suzan
Greetings from Thailand. While I m gone remember Procyon lotor do in fact bite.
—Sarah Reid
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