April 15, 2012 - April 21, 2012
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April 21, 2012

To: Anna Nyseth
Hallo from across the pond! Thanks for the best Christmas gift EVER! Daddy loves ya!
—Dan Nyseth

To: Susan
Congratulations to Susan, graduating magna cum laude from Vanderbilt on May 11. We are so proud of you! Love Mom, Sharon, and Rob
—Mary Harbison

To: Alice, John, Jeremy and Katie
Happy Birthday to us all today- Love from your Grandson, nephew, sister and self.
—Jeremy Conant

To: Mom Sharon
We love you now and we'll love you forever. Next weekend's half marathon will be dedicated to you, 13.1 miles of happy memories.
—Alex and Emily Koval

To: Aunt Mary in Cambridge, MA
Best wishes on recovery from your recent accident. Cars can be dangerous. Suggest investing in unicycle. Your nephew
—Cavan Casey in Morgantown, KY

To: Bill & Lynn McClary
Mom & Dad - Thank you so much for giving us our beautiful wedding in May. We can't wait to be married as many years as you. So sorry we didn't elope. All our love, Molly & Jacob.
—Molly McClary

To: Bill and Nancy
I miss you, grandpa and grandma! Come back out to Montana soon! Love, Violet
—Violet Hurd

To: Mimi Carman
Happy belated birthday to Mimi Carman and happy early birthdays to Zac and Mary in Falmouth MA. Please tell the Red Sox pitchers to stop the shelling!!
—Jeff Carman

To: Chris Miller
Happy Birthday Gentle Ears! I'm so so happy that you're in my life!
—Sarah Szpak

To: Todd Shelton
Happy 12th anniversary to my wonderful husband Todd! I love you.
—Tanya Shelton

To: Terrie and Conrad
Wishing you fair weather, calm seas, and good sailing! Love
—Joey And Lori Long

April 20, 2012

To: Jeremy and Bonnie Ruth Farmer
You and your little tribe of six are listening to tonight's program in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Thank you for serving Jesus there. We and our little tribe of five in Nashville, TN adore you. Ryan and Chrissy Boomershine
—Ryan Boomershine

To: Sherry
Happy 31st Anniversay to my dear bride, Sherry...we finally made it to Prairie Home Companion after listening together for all these was worth the 9 hour drive from the Gulf Coast!!
—Glen Mutchnick

To: Jim and Marcia Twait
Happy to have my parents at the Ryman tonight to listen to GK & PHC LIVE! Despite the so-so seats, I know they'll have a great night and celebrate dad's retirement in 42 days!
—Rachel Dean

To: Mike Weber
Happy birthday Mike! You'll always be young to me!
—Jennifer Weber

To: Ton Strawman
Happy 60th! enjoy the show, wish we were there with you. How do you keep the rain from tipping tulips? From Sunny Seattle, Kris and Mark
—Mark Hiraiwa

April 19, 2012

To: Mom
Listening to A Prairie Home Companion this warm April evening takes me back in time about 30 years. Thanks to you and Dad for putting the speakers in the windows and forcing your four children into the yard to to listen, dance and sing along. We are all above average as a result.
—Mary Catherine Barganier

To: Anna, Emily, joseph and molly
thanks for the tickets to the nashville show for our 25th wedding anniversary. After 20 years of satuarday night fish frys and tales from lake Wobegone you finally get it!
—billy and marynell martin

To: Hadassa Lefkowitz
Happy Belated Birthday. Looking forward to your party tomorrow night. You are not only the Queen of Parody writing, but a dear friend. i'm glad you were born!
—Amy Henry

April 18, 2012

To: Elaine Brubaker
Happy Birthday to Elaine Brubaker of Minneapolis and Dundas, Minnesota as she enters her 60th year. Many more years of shaping landscapes and creating bird sanctuaries.
—Donald Sysyn

April 17, 2012

To: Janice Coventry
Happy Birthday, Mom. 74 years young and celebrating with a Prairie Home Companion at the beautiful Ryman Auditorium.
—Rosemarie Konrath

To: Sam & Ann Epting
Have a wonderful evening at the Mother Church of Country Music. Where the rhinestones are plenty, parking is scarce, and the acoustics are above average.
—Nathan Epting

To: Elaine Brubaker
Happy 60th to our card-playing, high-jinxing buddy, a PHC fan for 35 years!
—val mondor

April 16, 2012

To: Pam Horne
Wishing Pam Horne, who has attended PHC shows in Ann Arbor, East Lansing, Purdue, and NYC, a happy 60th birthday.
—Kenneth Troup

To: Charles Betts, Sr.
Happy 80th birthday, Dad! Love, Charles & Sylvia
—Charles Betts
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