April 2, 2011 - April 9, 2011
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April 9, 2011

To: William McLain
Happy Birthday, to my favorite bluebird colonel! Hope to see you in Charleston on the 12th for a well-deserved bit of rest and relaxation the day after your birthday. Sumter is so peaceful this time of year... *wink!*.
—Kate Devoy

To: Will & Mary K.
To Will and Mary K. in Minneapolis - New York City still loves you, and so do I - with love from Sarah
—Sarah Hopkins

To: Jerry Lenz
Happy Birthday Dad! How does it feel to be 60 years old? Love, Elsa and Scott
—Elsa Lenz Kothe

To: Lovely Lisa
Savor your birthday in NYC. No bloom in your garden, but the forsythia you cut is aglow on your kitchen table. Bring a little spring back to Maine.
—Linda Rathbun

To: Whitney Owen
I'm so happy you agreed to be my wife. Please tell your mom thanks again for sending us the girl scout cookies. I'm sorry I ate so many while you were asleep. What do you think I should get my mom for her birthday?
—Samuel LeBlanc

April 5, 2011

To: Meggie Eggie
Meggie Eggie, You are our sunshine. Love, Mom & Dad
—Jim Cossey

To: Megan Cossey
Happy HapPy Birthday! i hope you have a wonderful year. lost love
—Boaz Paldi

To: John Cumberland
Happy Birthday to the best dad in the whole world! Thank you for throwing Jim and I the best wedding ever- I will always be daddys little girl. I love you. Have fun with mom at the show April 9th!
—Katie Cumberland-Bauer

To: John Cumberland
Happy Birthday to the best dad in the world! We love you so much and hope you have a fantastic time at Town Hall this Saturday!
—Katie Cumberland-Bauer

April 4, 2011

To: Stevie
Last month Martha met our whole extended family; and now you bring her to this show. If she's still smiling, I think she's a keeper!
—Yo Mama

April 3, 2011

To: John Fields
to: John - (Wausau, WI) Happy 25th Anniversary!!! I hope the next 25 years of our marriage journey are as good as the first. I love you with all my heart. Love, Linda
—Linda Fields

April 2, 2011

To: Jay
You were born 26 years ago today. Thanks for the granddaughter. Now that she is 4 I can see that she is just like you so you get to live what I have lived through.
—Jeff Kirk

To: Aunt Cornelia & Uncle Wally
After Robert graduates from Bard College in May, you'll have to visit HIM for long weekends. We all hope his Biology major is an asset when he starts Acting School in June. Love always, your sister-in-law.
—Lindy Kittler
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