December 30, 2012 - January 5, 2013
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»

January 5, 2013

To: Joanne Bosky
Greetings to my wonderful sister. I would love you even if you didn't make the best egg lemon soup in the world!
—Anita Bosky

To: David Freburg

To: Barbara
From the Prairie to the Pacific My companion is terrific I love you Pookie Your M
—Mark Schlichting

To: sam & cindy wolff
congratulations on the new grandbaby.stay warm and dry in Saint Paul. From Marty and wendy in San Francisco. when are you coming to the West Coast?
—Martin Wolff

To: Lucinda -mom
Celebrating Lucinda Whitrock's 98th birthday -born 1915, Frazee, Minnesota Kevin, Carole, Matthew, Pat Tristan. We know you're listening on the radio now.
—Kevin Whitrock

To: Meg Cupman
Is 63 tomorrow and retired yesterday after many years as a children's librarian. Not because she was sick, just sick of working! Time to make some quilts.
—Ed Cupman

To: Dominic
We fell in love driving a mail truck on the Feather River Canyon, listening to the show, 18 years ago.
—Rich Seeber

January 4, 2013

To: Jon
Dad and I always felt bad you and Jake spent your childhood in Berkeley, instead of St. Paul like me. Will more hot dish and jello make up for that? Love, Mom
—Ellie Goldstein-Erickson

To: Susan Reich
Happy Birthday, Mom! You only asked for Garrison to wish you a happy birthday on the air. So if he reads this I'm returning your gift.
—Carrie Reich

To: Robin and Nancy Crawford
Happy 40th anniversary to Robin and Nancy Crawford! Celebrating 40 years of love, friendship, good times, and Sunday dinners serving both Idaho and Tulelake potatoes.
—Raina Crawford

To: Jens Emil Nielsen (pronounced Yens)
To the only 24 year old man I know who would cry when receiving tickets to see this show. Enjoy!
—Lynette Nielsen

To: the Prieto family
Eunice, Esteban, Mark, Paco and all the family we send you our love and are grateful for all the times with Peter. Renu, Isa and Roshan - in India.
—Renu (Ray-noo) Neogy

January 3, 2013

To: June
Feb 11, McCallum Theater, Palm Desert, CA Happy Birthday! St. Cloud, MN native, 1953 Minnetonka H.S. Graduate, now southern California resident.
—Dawn Hibbard

To: Bob Newman
Hope you are enjoying being at the live show in San Francisco on your birthday. Seems wonderful and strange after growing up watching movies in the World Theatre in St. Paul. Remembering "Save the World" Theatre.
—Dan Wilkowsky

To: Lea
Thank you for the ticket to Prairie Home Companion in San Francisco, Iím sorry you canít be there. Get well soon!
—Jeanette Arpagaus
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