September 11, 2010 - September 18, 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»

September 18, 2010

To: Romilda Bailey
Happy 6th week anniversary in heaven Mom. Hope you are truly resting in peace after your 77 years of going to church and being such an inspiration to us all! We Love and Miss You greatly!
—Chris Marino

September 16, 2010

To: Daryl Carter
A big 'ol "hey-howdy" to Daryl in Laquey (pronounced Lake-way) Missouri. Wish you a very speedy recovery from your much overdue surgery. Welcome home, Sweetheart. Love, Marlon
—Marlon Carter

September 12, 2010

To: my loved ones listening in from heaven above
Losing both my aunt and mother within 2 months this summer, hope they enjoy the shows from up above. Happy family reunion to all and we will meet on that beautiful shore...oh what a day that will be!
—Chris Marino

To: Jean
Goodbye Jean. I will always think of you, but especially when listening to Prairie Home Companion, a show you dearly loved.
—Mary Ann Hadlock

To: Fans of that truly heroic fall sport, Cross Country
If you know a cross country runner, you know someone you can count on to always be brave.
—Lynn Smith

September 11, 2010

To: The Charlottesville Derby Dames
Who knew that a librarian could become a roller derby queen at the age of 31? Thanks for all the bumps and bruises over the past year, and congratulations on a stellar season. Hell on wheels never looked so good...
—Over Doozy

To: Janet
Hi Mom, Thank you for buying the tickets sorry you are not here to enjoy this with us. Maybe you can listen to this while you are in Africa. Love from all of us
—Hannah Fields

To: Martha McIntire
Happy that you are seeing PHC in C'ville!! Can't wait to hear all about it!! Greetings & love from your daughter in St. Louis.
—Genny McIntire

To: Jan and Gary
Wish I could have come, but rest assured I've got Prairie Home Companion on the radio while doing my Saturday evening grocery shopping! Love you! And mom, I've taught you well-you know what to do.
—Elisha Scales

To: Jen
Happy thirtieth or so birthday to a woman who thinks I'm almost as cute as Garrison and Ira Glass . . . (Note: We'll be in the audience in Charlottesville on 9/12.)
—Pete Furia

To: Kristine
Happy Birthday in Maine! The winter arrives soon, with icicles and blizzards. You are always welcome to heat up in Wilmington. All our warmest love, Your toasty North Carolina friends!
—Russell Gerry

To: Jim & Eva Mazzotta
(For Charlottesville show) Happy Anniversary to Jim & Eva Mazzotta who met at Sunday School in 1937 and this weekend are celebrating 60 years of wedded bliss.
—Deborah Prum
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