April 22, 2012 - April 28, 2012
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April 28, 2012

To: Mayor Bob Gallagher
Hope all is well in Bettendorf, while I have been on vacation , don't forget to open the gate to the sewer plant.....your City Administrator......Decker
—Decker Ploehn

To: Tom and Jan
To Tom and Jan in the audience. Just in case something might happen. Would you take care of the dog? I'm giving Kris a Scooter riding lesson today. Kris and Mark
—Mark Hiraiwa

To: Grammy Thelma
Hello to Grammy Thelma in Chatham, Massachusetts (the elbow of Cape Cod) Nashville may not have the Atlantic Ocean, but we are LIVE at the Ryman Auditorium! We are coming in May. Love, Elisabeth, Bob and the Boys
—Elisabeth Dykens

To: Roger Taylor
Please will you surprise Roger Taylor with greetings. He is a great Suzy Bogguss fan and is already jumping up and down on his seat at the thought of seeing her live in Kendal, UK, next month.
—Bob Dyson

April 27, 2012

To: Julia Moore
We have been listening to PHC for years, every vacation, traveling on the weekends..trying desperately to tune in another pbs station when the signal was's our anniversary and we have finally been blessed to see the show in the mother church of our home town. Please give us a mention. Thanks, the Moores
—Charlie Moore

April 26, 2012

To: Larry and Lynda
Thanks for hosting Leta and me so we can all see The Grand Old Garrison at the Ryman.
—keith jones

To: Charles Moore
We will be at the Ryman Saturday night, 04/25/2012, which is our 5th wedding anniversary. It would be awesome to have Garrison send a shout out to Charlie and Julia Moore.. the show is my anniversary gift, on my bucket list of shows to see. We are so excited!
—Julia Moore

To: Ann Landers
Happy 60th birthday to my wonderful wife Ann! If I would have known I was going to live this long I would have taken better care of myself!
—Ray Landers

To: Bob and Elizabeth Keenan
Happy 75th birthday year to both of my parents! I would like to carry on my dad's tradition of teasing my mom that she is older than he is. (Two months).
—Leslie Kramer

To: Don Nelson
Dad, I wasn't sure what to get you for your birthday. It was either this or cubs tickets. Guess which one cost less? Your loving Daughter,
—Carrie Nelson

April 25, 2012

To: Cindy Hannah
Happy 24th Anniversary to the love of my life! Thanks for this evening. I promise we'll make it to Grayson's prom on time.
—Buddy Hannah

April 24, 2012

To: Judy Zimola
Warm wishes for a well deserved weekend. Hope this catches you next to your radio with a good cup of coffee, yours from bygone years.
—Gerry Lauer

To: Eva
Happy first Birthday to Eva from Grandpa and Grandma Smith. Exactly 365 days ago you were causing your mother a great deal of pain.
—Ron Smith

April 23, 2012

To: MWLS Class of 2011
We miss you so much. Perhaps Lake Wobegon would be the perfect place for our next reunion. All the best from Ryan and Jennifer
—Jennifer Hundley Batts
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