December 4, 2011 - December 10, 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»

December 10, 2011

To: Brian
Happy you're old like me! Woo-hoo!
—Robin Cleveland

To: Matt
Happy 40th birthday, my love!Don't worry, 40 is just the old age of youth.
—Jill Moore

To: Axel
We went to the show without you. The credit card is on the coffee table. Don't go overboard, otherwise there might not be any college money.
—Corina Morano

To: Derek
Happy 40th Birthday, Derek. Sorry about booking a hotel room with bunk beds. Wishing you bacon, Nordic victories and naps. Love you so - Tanya
—Tanya Pobuda

To: K. Lee & Brenda Lerner
Mom and Dad: thanks for raising me on Prairie Home, then buying your show tickets during my finals. War Damn Wobegon. Love, your bitter youngest daughter.
—Ellie Lerner

December 9, 2011

To: MickiBliss
Dave is finally here for a live show with Micki, his better half of forty years. Hereís hoping Sasha, Nathan and Justin will forgive him for subjecting them to the radio show for the last twenty plus years while he listens at the bbq and fills them in later.
—David Bliss

To: Ann
Garth & Ann are celebrating their 16th wedding anniversary today but itís really 19 because I married you in my heart the first time we dated. Stay with me forever & donít say I never take you anywhere!
—Garth Tyszka

December 8, 2011

To: Andrew
Happy 29th birthday to our son, and congratulations on 9 years of sales of your Cape Cod railroad history book! Was Garrison also published at age 20? Happy New Year to you, Garrison et al - and keep up the good work!
—Mom Fifield

To: Elizabeth Jose
Happy Birthday to my sweet Liz: the cutest girl on wheels in New York.
—Shelley DuBois

December 7, 2011

To: david&jane pflieger
david and jane pflieger are here selabrating their 50'th wedding anniversary with their kids and others. (we will be at dec. 10 show would be nice if you can do this on the air thanks dave)
—dave pflieger

December 6, 2011

To: Suzie Spence
Met in London one day On the way to a Harold Pinter play 1967 flowed into 2011, you always Are the lead in my best act (in the audience 12/10/11)
—Richard Spence

To: mother
I'm still listening, I'm still remembering. I'm still growing up and getting lost, but I'll find my way.
—Kevin Kelley

December 5, 2011

To: Cheryl Wabel
Happy birthday to my beautiful bride Cheryl, you're still my hottie! Love Mike
—Mike Wabel

To: Kim Nethaway
You always said live is "we'll be gone" on Saturday living the good life at Town Hall in NYC!!! Come know that's funny!!
—Kristen Stewart

To: Nick & Caroline Grunenwald
If it's not too much trouble,maybe you could give a shout out to my Lutheran son and his wife from Northern Wisconsin. (We can see Lake Wobegon from the top of the hill!). Happy one year anniversary!
—Janet Grunenwald

December 4, 2011

To: Grammy D
I love going for rides and listening to GK and friends on the radio with you. I'll put the cat out and let's go for another ride. I'll bring the ketchup this time, too!!
—Joann Chambers

To: Mary
After 40 years of marriage, I still can't figure you out, do you want the fork on the right or left of the plate????
—Mark Petruzzi
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