October 23, 2010 - October 30, 2010
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October 30, 2010

To: Kelsey and David
from the only two Buckeyes in Minnesota today NOT here for a football game. The question remains, "can we go home again?" Many thanks to our hosts, Pat and Wendy Susan and AJ
—susan and AJ may/ball

To: Sally
Happy Birthday, Mom. Thanks for joining us to celebrate at the epicenter of all things Minnesotan. We love you, Sam and Meredith
—Meredith and Sam Tutterow

October 29, 2010

To: Mom & Dad
We didn't end up in Washington DC but are right here in St Paul --we figure Prairie Home show is a weekly version of Rallying to Restore Sanity! Congrats on early finish to the harvest!
—Kathy Howell

To: Elton
Congratulations my love on your retirement, may you enjoy every moment (even if it is spent with me.)
—Susan Louris

October 27, 2010

To: James and Mattie Walker
Birthday wishes for years to come to James and Mattie from Roland Arkansas. Enjoy St. Paul! Love, Jim, Leigh, Sarah and Hannah
—Jim Walker


To: Kim
Here's to hoping the Death Star carved pumpkin is gracing your doorstep, and here's to your love of all things pumpkin on this Hallowe'en.
—Daniel Williams

October 26, 2010

To: Garrison & staff...
I have enjoyed listening to PHC for years as I create in my art studio. This weeks show had two exceptional bits; the duet with Sara Watkins, and the very moving 'balm in Gilead' with the St. Olaf're getting warmer GK!! [p.s. my 11 yr. old son was creating with me and listening too :]
—mykul anjelo

October 25, 2010

To: Mary (Mom)
Mom, we don't really say it enough, but we really appreciate how you love us and care for us and always put our needs before your own. And we want you to know that we think it's just a terrific arrangement. Happy Birthday! Love, Dale & Susan
—Susan Zeman

To: Mary Domian
Happy birthday from your son in Toronto, where Canadians are really just Americans with health care and no guns.
—Dale Domian

To: Mary Domian
After freezing through 59 Minnesota winters Mary Domian moved to Texas to thaw out, but she's here today in our audience celebrating her 78th birthday.
—Louis Domian

To: Margaret Sova
Grandma's 105 years young - plays piano daily at St. Paul's New Harmony Care Center. My native-Texan husband says people live longer in Minnesota 'cuz they're FROZEN for half the year!!!
—Carol (& Don) Kirkendall

October 24, 2010

To: ross and lois finkelman
congrats to ross on his birthday and to lois on 20 years of service to the national park and recreation association -- here from dallas TX for the show
—judith anderson

October 23, 2010

To: Barb
just want you to know I love you in spite of the distance between Southern California and Edmonton Alberta....looking forward to our getaway to the coast of Maine in Bar Harbor
—John Leonard

To: Walter Skantze
Happy 74th Birthday from your Norwegian expat family in Oslo. We hope that you are enjoying your Snowbird exile in Florida. We look forward to your next visit with us. Love from Don, Kjersti, Erik, Ingrid & Lars
—Don Skantze
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