April 4, 2010 - April 10, 2010
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April 10, 2010

To: Kathleen Gosenheimer
Happy 10th Anniversary of your Heart Transplant and Happy 10th Birthday to your granddaughter Hannah. "Born" in the same hospital on the same day. To Life!
—Barbara Gillingham

To: Mark Storts
Happy 47th birthday from your daughters and wife. We hope you like your tickets to the show at Ohio University in Athens. We will pick Katie up at Tiffin Hall to go with us! You brought Prairie Home Companion into our home every Saturday night while our girls have been growing up and we thank you!!
—Merri Storts

To my saucy sis and her husband...thanks for tolerating these two middle-aged newly-wed's to your neice's Louisville wedding yesterday...let's plan to dance to the "Love Shack" again soon....
—Beverly Pittman

To: Bill Adams
Hello from The Little Apple! Not sure what this is going to look like. See you Thursday!
—Diane Matteson

To: Tom Hunter
Dad, sorry you had a heart attack and can't make it to the show. We'll take you to one in Minnesota later! Love, your kids.
—Daniel Hunter

To: Dick, love in our silver wedding anniversary
You crossed the Mason Dixon line to marry me in Minnesota. I crossed back over it for you, here to Tennessee. Life is good. Thanks for 25 Looooonnnnng years.:-)
—Diane Acree

To: Steve Wariner
Remember the guy who rebuilt your staircase back in the '90s? I'm in the audience tonight and wanted to say hello!
—Wayne Kelly

April 9, 2010

To: John and Donna Olshefski
APRIL 17 2010 Welcome to my hometown, hope you aren't scarred for life.The best part of housesitting was driving your car. Did you know we could have taken the train?Thanks for letting me drive TODAY!!
—Yvette Dozier Williamson

To: Miguel
Dear Ulysses, your siren is calling to you from miles away. Will you come upon shore or stay tied to the mast? Thinking of you.
—Frida Fleetwood

April 8, 2010

To: Rob and Cathy Carter
Greetings from Nashville. We're back home in the city of Vanderbilt University and we may never come back. Maybe we'll just head down to the Gulf and retire. 26 years old and retired sounds might fine to me.
—Ted Carter

To: Ed
Well, big guy, we've made it as husband and wife for over 50 years now. "Grow old along with me. The best is yet to be" Love you forever.
—Mary Margaret Lambert

To: Laura Gwin
Sending belated birthday greetings with love to my baby sister who turned 42 yesterday (April 9) - I may be older but you are certainly wiser.
—Lachelle Norris

To: Pearl Daddy
So happy and proud of you on your new job in Birmingham. I know you will be succesful, and I know they love you, but probably not as much I have for 25 years. You're best friend a Pearl could have.
—Jeannie Ingram

April 7, 2010

To: Heidi Gorney
Happy 50th birthday to you! Sending you much love and wishes for great health and happiness.
—Lisa Cripps

To: Carol Merritt
Happy Birthday Carol France !!! And hi to the Goodin Family back in the Buckeye State. Mom & Dad Goodin are smiling down on us ALL. With a sign that say GONE FISHIN and the water is like GLASS !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
—Edgar Merritt

April 6, 2010

To: Charlie Wilson
Dear Charlie, I was thrilled with your marriage proposal! The fact that you chose to do so on April Fool's Day did concern me just a bit, but I am saying YES and you will not be allowed a loophole to withdraw it at a furture date. Love Always,
—Jeannia (prounded Gina) Chandler

To: Celia Mahan
Happy Birthday to Celia who will be turning 7 on April 10 and celebrating at the Ryman. Love, Mom
—Laurie Mahan

To: Betsy
Happy fiftieth birthday from your two boys in Artesia, New Mexico. So glad we are part of your amazing life!
—Bob Flynn

To: Al & Betty Rose
Happy 100th Birthday to Al & Betty Rose of Maumee Ohio -- who both turned 100 recently and who will be married 79 years in June. ( What selective hearing will do for you!) Keep salting your v-8 and eating braunschweiger. From all 45 of your loving progeny!
—Helen Harrigan

April 4, 2010

To: Jearlyn Steele
Missed "At Last" on cruise. Love to hear powerful voices sing this song. In Nashville? Would love if you sang it. Intermission, after show, anytime.
—Jessica Porter
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