January 29, 2011 - February 5, 2011
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February 5, 2011

To: Ann & Rick in Pennsylvania
Happy Valentines Day to our old Guthrie friends. Betcha wish you were here!
—Deb & Matt Marsh

To: Ted Talley
Dear Dad and Diane, Glad you're there with Garrison for a little R&R. Hope you return to Arkansas a bit wiser and have always been above average! Love your children...all six of them!
—Emily Talley

To: Britt Skullerud
Just arrived from Norway to visit St Paul and she is wondering if we are going to get any chilly weather while she is here.
—Emily Wallace

To: Aaron Nytroe
Happy 40th Birthday to everyone's favorite free ranging meat man: Aaron!
—Carol Nytroe

To: Jim Melang
Enjoy the show. Your bed at Regions hospital is probably more comfortable than our seats here in the Fitzgerald.
—Bill and Carol Winkler

To: Laurel & Luci from Orlando
Happy Birthday Laurel! Most people travel in the opposite direction this time of year--only your amazing Mom would think of this trip! love, Elaine & Mike
—Elaine Silver

February 2, 2011

To: Frank Shor
Happy birthday dad. How's it feel? Not your birthday silly, getting beat in ping-pong. Much love, from your boys.
—Elliott Shor

January 31, 2011

To: Dorothy Joswick
Happy 96th Birthday today (Feb 5) to you, Mom from your son's Stephen, Tom, Dave. You live in the same home you bought 66yrs ago in Rochester MN

To: Angelina Cilek
Happy 30th Birthday month--a lovely person like you can't be celebrated in just one day.
—Joe Cilek

To: Deb & Ken
Happy 60th Birthday to both of you. So happy you can celebrate it at Prairie Home Companion and the St. Paul Winter Carnival. Party on!!!
—Karen & David Smith

January 29, 2011

To: Molly Conner and Jason Eller
Happy 2nd Wedding Anniversary on February 14! We hope you both get your leave from the 101st Airborne in Kandahar, Afghanistan, and can be together on your anniversary. We love you, Mom and Dad
—Barbara Conner

To: David
Hi da-Boy! Thanks for sending Sam and I to see Prairie Home Companion! That, plus a Vitamin D deficiency and more hotdish than my Colorado sensibilities could typically handle, means I'm really starting to feel like a true Minnesotan. Please help me...
—Alyssa Azari

To: Paco
Happy Birthweek and many more! Love your honey bunny
—Anrdra Chumas

To: Derry Boyd
Happy 84th birthday Dad! As you sit in tonight's audience I remember you and mom taking us to our first PHC in the mid-1970'S. Glad you and Garrison are still at it after all these years!
—Winton Boyd

To: Callie Doherty
Queen of the Universe, Happy Birthday - today we celebrate 25 years of your benevolent reign. Thanks so much for making me a King for the last few years.
—John Doherty
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