December 11, 2011 - December 17, 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 17, 2011

To: Harold and Barbara Weinreb
Dear mom and dad- From Laconia NH to New York, NY enjoy the show. Susan and I are thinking of you and wish you a happy holidays. I hope you are thinking of us while waiting in traffic trying to get on the FDR drive back to scarsdale love, mark and Susan
—mark weinreb

To: Jim
Sending you warm greetings from Town Hall and wishing you could be with us at the show tonite. We'll miss you!
—Pam Melhado

To: Greg Bradley
Happy bar-mitzvah to Greg Bradley. You're a great American!
—Brett Bowden

December 16, 2011

To: Emily
My dearest Emily ... I can't believe that you are 11 years old already ... Happy Birthday! I hope you are enjoying the show and Christmas in New York!
—Jonathan Jennings

To: Henry and Theresa Swenson
Happy 70th Anniversary, Nana and Papa! We're all so happy to be able to share this wonderful time with you! Can't wait for the 75th!
—Nate Jue

December 13, 2011

To: David Barclay
Best of wishes from San Diego & good luck with your adventures in Newfoundland. I guess moving from some of the best weather in the world to the worst is considered an adventure. Love and miss you, Amanda.
—Amanda Nguyen

To: Lindley Garcia
Congratulations Lindley on your recent promotion to captain in the Marine Corps. Keep safe in Afghanistan and we will see you soon. Love mom, Gram and Pop
—Elizabeth Place

To: Abby
I love being your Prairie Home Companion.
—Lionel Houde

To: Miranda Larson
Happy 27th Birthday to my beautiful wife and best friend, Miranda. Maybe after the show we can find a Pamida and get you some birthday underwear.
—Chris Larson

December 12, 2011

To: Terry Groeller
Happy Birthday Grandma Terry! Yes the tickets to this show are your birthday gift, hope you're enjoying them.
—Caroline & Michael Scales

December 11, 2011

To: Helmut
Happy 70th Birthday Helmut! I really hope your listening today and if you are why don't you just take Sunday off to celebrate.
—Nikki Godersky
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