December 11, 2010 - December 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»

December 18, 2010

To: Emily Murphy
Thank you for bringing us to NYC and Prairie Home Companion for my 40th birthday! 4-8 feet of snow at home in Truckee, CA but we'll shovel with love when we return. I love you.
—Josh Murphy

December 17, 2010

To: Christy
Christy, Congratulations on completing your first semester back at Barnard college. I am so proud of you and everything that you have accomplished this year. Love, - John P.S.the book you wrote for me was the best christmas gift I have ever recieved. thank you.
—John Paul

To: Lisa Fox
Thanks for taking me to the show! Hope you are enjoying it more than you thought you would. Love you bunches.
—Ben Fox

To: Jared, Chloe and Ian
Merry Christmas to a wonderful husband and our two beautiful, growing "onions."
—Annie Price

To: Lindsey Gelormini
Merry Christmas to my lovely wife. You and the life we have created together is the greatest present you have ever given me....even better than my iphone. (we will be in the audience Sat the 18th - if you could please read, I would be very appreciative - otherwise, may you all still have a happy holiday season!)
—Frank Gelormini

December 16, 2010

To: My wonderful wife Lisa
Wishing a stunningly merry Christmas to my bride of 21 years. Here's looking to the next 21, and the next, and the next...
—David Pilkington

To: Mark Tosh
Christmas greeting all the from Panama (the country). Miss you and Sarge so much. Love always
—Kayla Silvera

To: Cherish Aslaneh
Hope you had a happy birthday and that you are well.
—Gaye Kreider

December 13, 2010

To: Terri Crawford
Thank you for many times you helped me Have a good holiday
—Sylvia Smith

To: Jim Gannam
From the west coast, Happy 60th birthday! Hope to be there, your sister, Ann
—Ann Gannam

December 12, 2010

To: Kim Mello
Don't worry about tonight's show. I have booked us into the Big Apple for the Christmas show. i know your mother will be thrilled.
—Glenn Mello

To: Elizabeth and Paul
Huzzah for your upcoming wedding. If you both can travel abroad with this crazy family and still want to be together, it must be real!
—Janet and Brian Medina and Gray

December 11, 2010

To: Paul
Happy 41st birthday! Garrison did not read my greeting last year; I hope he does this year. Do you think it matters that I AM an English major and a loyal fan of both you and Garrison? Enjoy the day and the year ahead!
—Ellen Johnson

To: Alice
Congratulations on being accepted to St Mary's College of Maryland's class of 2015! We are so proud of you! Love Mom and Dad
—Esther Howard

To: Elizabeth and Richard Cowles
Mom and Dad, I will be coming home in 11 days after almost 6 months! Buy enough milk yet? Love you!
—Erin Cowles

To: Dr. John Konnak
Pete & Nancy Jacobsen would like to say hello to DR. John & Betty Konnak in Ann Arbor,Michigan We wish you were here,because if you were... we would be going to a REALLY NICE Show
—Pete Jacobsen

To: The Fisher Clan and Friends
To all 14 who are here tonight - Thank you Grandma and Grandpa for making this a holiday tradition for over 45 years! We Love You !
—Fred & Krista Fisher

To: Paul Ryan
Congratulations to Paul on his retirement from Pfizer on 12/17/10 after 30 years of employment. Time to clean out the garage and work on your golf swing!
—Patricia Ryan

To: Our Families
We can't wait to come home to the Midwest for our first Christmas as a married couple. It will be a relief to leave New England for at least a few weeks!
—Clara & Shane Sanders Marcus
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