January 29, 2012 - February 4, 2012
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»

February 4, 2012

To: Sylvia
Happy birthday tomorrow (Feb. 11) to Sylvia from Roger, with love and gratitude that you're still here to fight the good fight and not go gentle into that good night.
—Roger Collins

To: Bunkie
Mom, I still can't believe 24 years ago today you walked to the hospital while you were in labor. You rule. Love, Allie
—Allie Schwartz

To: Steve Lungstrom
I want to wish my extraordinary husband a happy 50th birthday! May the next 50 years bring you many joys and blessings. I love you!
—Sheila Lungstrom

To: Rachel & Clare
Our two beautiful teenage daughters spending Saturday night with Mom & Dad at their first PHC - hope you are enjoying it as much as we are.
—scott schaefers

To: Linda Filonowich
Happy 51st birthday (I promised I wouldn't let that slip out, but Garrison just did)! Soon we'll celebrate on the shores of the big lake in lovely Herbster, Wisconsin, preparing for the greatest smelt fry in the world (coming up in April).
—Mark Filonowich

February 3, 2012

To: Bob Pratt
Congratulations on retiring as East Lansing Fire Marshall and the crown of ôLife saver of the Year" from the National Drowning Prevention Alliance. Hope to share a Lake Superior Line Up SOON!
—Jon Kirkeide

To: Lenoir-Rhyne University and Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary
The premier Lutheran University in the Southeast merging with the premier Lutheran Seminary in the Southeast. Congratulations! Happy to be at the Fitzgerald!!
—Sandra Cline

January 30, 2012

To: Marty & Christena
Congratulations on your engagement. Glad to be adding another sister to the family. Can't wait for the big day in Sept. We're all so happy for you.
—Jamie Misselt

To: Our TWA & Eastern Airlines Friends
Mike and Mary Lou "landed" in Minneapolis, and Mike still pilots jets and Mary Lou traded her wings for MS Senior Mn 2009. We miss you all
—Mary Lou Phipps

To: Phyllis Castens Wiederhoeft
Welcome to the members of ALDE, the Association of Lutheran Development Executives, who are in town for their 33rd annual international education conference. Only Lutherans would choose Minneapolis for a conference in February!
—Gwen Axelson

To: Mark Axelson
Happy 20th anniversary to my wonderful husband, Mark. Having a great time in Minneapolis/St. Paul. Wish you were here!
—Gwen Axelson
Send a greeting!
Announce an engagement, admonish the babysitter, celebrate a birthday, or just say hi. At each live show, we collect greetings from the audience and from the Web site for Garrison to read on the air.

Each week's greetings will be collected and posted with that week's broadcast in the archive, and may be selected to be read on the air. To see your greeting, go to "Old Shows" and find the week you submitted it.

Send your greeting now»

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).

Available now»

American Public Media © |   Terms and Conditions   |   Privacy Policy