August 21, 2011 - August 27, 2011
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»

August 27, 2011

To: Carly
Happy 15th Birthday Carly! You get to spend your day watching an English major who made it big. We love our above average child - love Mom and Dad.
—Rebecca Williams

To: Scott Chambley
Today we remember you, on this the 4th anniversary of your passing. We will be meet again. Missed by family, friends and me.
—James Collins

August 26, 2011

To: Blythe and Anne Ahlstrom
Happy Anniversary, we hope you spent this one sharing a dessert, not a hospital room like last time!
—Julio and Marissa Pineda

To: Todd Klements
I love you more and more each day; even when you kiss me with your giant mustache! The road we're on together is never boring! Here's to true love!
—Hailey Klements

August 24, 2011

To: Maryanne Schallert
Our fiddle teacher in Alaska- We will be using rhubarb leaves as hats for our young fiddlers as they play "Boil them Cabbage Down." You have enriched our children's lives with fiddle music and we thank you!
—Patty Hammery

August 22, 2011

To: David Healey
Haiku for Dave: The Cape was magic, A "glowing" weekend with you, My love, Brotherman
—Kate Hoffmire

August 21, 2011

To: Judge Allan Smith
The Honorable Judge Allan who is with his daughter in the Buffalo audience tonight, sends word that anyone traveling a bit too quickly to get to the show can produce their PHC ticket stub in court. With that and a few powedermilk biscuits, a favorable ruling is assured.
—kimberly smith
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Old Sweet Songs: A Prairie Home Companion 1974-1976

Old Sweet Songs

Lovingly selected from the earliest archives of A Prairie Home Companion, this heirloom collection represents the music from earliest years of the now legendary show: 1974–1976. With songs and tunes from jazz pianist Butch Thompson, mandolin maestro Peter Ostroushko, Dakota Dave Hull and the first house band, The Powdermilk Biscuit Band (Adam Granger, Bob Douglas and Mary DuShane).

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