September 18, 2011 - September 24, 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»

September 24, 2011

To: Josh Bovee
Happy 7th Anniversary! May there be many more!
—Erin Bovee

To: Paul Kuhn
Happy 80th birthday Papa! Thanks for showing our kids how to fish and build large towers for their little stuffed animal friends.
—Mark Femrite

To: Allen Olinski
Happy birthday grandpa. so glad we could celabrate your birthday here at the show.I love you so much. Abigail.
—Erin Merriam

To: Ma, Pa, and the rest of the family
Having a great time in Norway, the lefse is great. Miss you all, but mostly my accordion.
—Micah Fritz

September 23, 2011

To: Ann, Ginger, Sheryl, Mary Jo and CJ who is home in Denver nursing her sick cat
Here's to the gals of Estherville, Iowa HS classes of 1970 and 1971 who got reunited through Facebook and are getting together for the first time since HS to attend Prairie Home Companion. It was CJ's idea and then she couldn't come....
—Ann Luithly Luithly

To: Michael Berns
Happy 60th Birthday! We couldn't ask for a greater husband, father and future father-in-law!
—Berns Family

To: Phillip Marks
Happy Birthday to Phil from Lexington NC from loving wife Bernadette, celebrating 55(a month later) in St Paul MN at live show of PHC .
—Bernadette Fedziuk

To: David Vorland
Happy 68th. Tho you're surprised some mornings that you're still alive, I think you'll be here a long long time so get back to the gym.
—Dorette Kerian

September 22, 2011

To: The Lovely and Mysterious Amber
Happy 5th Anniversary to my very good friend, non-platonic roommate, and (soon to be) mother of our child. The baby's room is ready; now we just need the baby!
—Nathaniel Adkins

September 21, 2011

To: Todd Wright
Happy 50th birthday to Todd Wright, who is at the show live this Saturday, sitting front and center. Our family has enjoyed the show by radio on our front porch on our farm in Wisconsin so it is a real treat to be here for the live show. Thank you.
—Andra Palmer

September 20, 2011

To: George and Janet Tyrrell
Happy Harvest Time!! Thanks for growing all those mini pumpkins for us George - Corey will be down next week to get them!
—Jana, John and Corey Gaffer

To: Chuck Roach
Special greetings to Chuck, the white haired ophthalmologist from Saint Paul on this 80th birthday from his family in town to help him celebrate.
—Family from Colorado, Illinois, Arizona, Utah, Washington, and Minnesota
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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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