April 1, 2012 - April 7, 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»

April 7, 2012

To: Sharon Rumley
Glad,you don't need surgery. Get Well.See you this summer.
—Wayne Rumley II

To: General
My dearest friend, I eagerly await your return to our crazy country. I'll get the graham crackers and the Prairie Home if you get here.
—B C

To: Nick
Nick, have a great trip to San Antonio and best wishes to you on the presentation of your paper. Of course Mom cannot remember the title of it. We are proud of you and your many accomplishments! Love Mom & Dad
—Ellen Randall

To: leo
Happy first time attendance to our nine year old son. So glad to have you join our annual tradition at town hall, today april 7th. Hope you enjoy it as much as we do. Love mom and dad.
—ivan arbitman

To: Tess McCune
Hi Mom! Hope you can tune in to the show! Wish you were here to see the sound effects guy at work. Happy Easter!
—Lynn McCune

To: Mikey Smallman
To my beloved husband, Happy great big birthday from Kiki and Poppy and Zoie. We love you!
—Kiki Moritsugu

April 5, 2012

To: James Schaffer
Congratulations on becoming the newest Eagle Scout! Mom, Dad and your sister Jordan are all proud of you
—Bryan Schaffer

To: Marcie
From Vermont's Green Mountains to the lakes in Madison, I'm glad you made it another year. Happy birthday to the strongest woman I know.
—Mariessa Dobrick

April 4, 2012

To: Eunice
Love from across the Atlantic may not be familiar or desired, but you remain its strongest recipient. Happy Easter!
—Mohamed Marrakshi

April 3, 2012

To: Mom and Dad
Autumn is beginning down here in Cape Town, South Africa, hopefully it's nice to see even warm winters fade in Minnesota. Love, Your Son.
—John Heydinger

April 2, 2012

To: Glen Michel & Family
His family in Sacramento sends him a fond farewell, as he passed at home on March 30. A huge fan of Garrison Keillor and of Rhubarb Pie, Glen's joy in listening to Prairie Home Companion brought a smile to us all. His warmth and wit will be greatly missed! Now pass the rhubarb!
—Glen's Family in Sacramento Michael

April 1, 2012

To: Adam and Claire
Congratulations on your engagement, you just heard that in Garrison Keillor's voice. From Tom in Idaho
—Thomas Morrow
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