Tuesday, August 28, 2007

Free Tix Anyone?

Here's the thing - I have 5 tickets to the Prairie Home Companion show at the state fair for this Friday, but we can't use them.

I got them LONG ago - I think in April - we thought it would be fun to have Gerry's mom come out to MN for the State Fair and take her to see the show. This was, of course, before the diagnosis of MM.

And definitely before Gerry's actual 9-hour transplant procedure was scheduled for this Friday.

Ironically, Gerry's mom IS coming out, but she'll be in Rochester with the rest of us. And NOT to see Prairie Home Companion - more's the pity.

So, long story short, we can't use the tickets. Anyone want them? Free?

I have 5, and I can divide them up however you want (you don't need to take all 5) The dig is that I'm in Rochester, MN. The show is up in St. Paul this Friday.

And you are - where?

So if you're not in the Rochester area and want to pay for overnight mailing so you'll have them in time, I'll be happy to send them to you tomorrow. If you're in the Rochester area we can arrange for you to get them from us in the next few days.

Email me back by noon tomorrow
and I'll pick the brief, non-attachment email message that makes Gerry laugh the hardest.

13 Comments:

Elizabeth said...

I can't use the tickets, as I'm in Georgia (Main St. Yarns is my "local" LYS)--but when I saw the headline "free tix anyone" I thought that you had had to deal with ticks in addition to the "other little critters"--and I said to myself "oh, this is too much for ANYONE..."---
Hugs, squeezes, and all around good wishes..Elizabeth

August 28, 2007 6:48 PM  
Carina said...

Man, I wish. I love that show. *sigh*

August 28, 2007 7:53 PM  
Teej said...

D'oh! I'm in Caledonia, and heading north through Rochester tomorrow *and* going to the State Fair on Friday. But we already have our (four) tickets for Prairie Home Companion. However, if you don't get any takers by about noon tomorrow, drop me a line (verymelm AT gmail DOT com) and I can at least figure out a way to pick them up from you and bring them to the Cities so someone local to the Fair might be able to use them.

August 28, 2007 8:45 PM  
Knit Mongrel said...

Hey Annie - I just wanted to let you know that I got my copy of Romantic Hand Knits yesterday and it's stunning. Absolutely beautiful. I'm so unbelievably impressed by the wealth of knowledge contained therein, and I think you've raised the bar for other designers/book writers to include that kind of detail and that many wearable, gorgeous patterns. Congrats! Wishing you laughter...

August 29, 2007 8:13 AM  
Kathy said...

Bloglines hasn't been picking up your feed so I figured you were too busy to blog. I checked anyway and see that Gerry's transplant is coming up. I just wanted to send my well wishes, good vibes, and prayer for you guys.

xoxoxo

August 29, 2007 1:47 PM  
Beverley said...

Hi Annie

Oh I so wish I could say yes please and pop up to see my Son in Maryland as well. [ He turned 34 yesterday and its been 4 1/2 years since I have seen him ] But I think New Zealand is a little far to come for the show! Did see the movie tho and loved it.

However just wanted to "drop" in and wish you and Gerry well for Friday. I check your site most days but don't leave comments often. But I did want to let you know that I am thinking of you both and sending positive vibs your way.

Cheers

August 29, 2007 6:03 PM  
Debbie said...

Nothing to do with PHC but I just wanted to send you and Gerry many good thoughts for Friday. And if you haven't seen this documentary on TLC, it's beautiful and funny and sad and hopeful:
http://tlc.discovery.com/tv/specials/crazy-sexy-cancer/kris-carr.html

August 29, 2007 10:28 PM  
Debbie said...

ooops, I forgot to add that one of Kris's friends in the documentary also has MM.

August 29, 2007 10:30 PM  
Anonymous said...

Not near enough to you for the show, but want to send you good thoughts and hugs and stuff for you and Gerry and let you know that we in NJ are rooting for you guys!! The best things are yet to come.

August 30, 2007 5:47 PM  
Judi said...

Thinking about your big transplant day on Friday. I hope things go well and that it is an anticlimactic event. As a matter of fact, from here on in, what you want is boring days, lots and lots of boring days. Best wishes from the wilds of Missouri.

August 30, 2007 5:55 PM  
Ruth said...

Good luck tomorrow.

August 30, 2007 6:15 PM  
quinn said...

just want to say good luck and best wishes for tomorrow. Lots of good thoughts coming your way!

August 30, 2007 6:46 PM  
Sorka said...

boy.. same story here.. I LOVE prarie home companion.. and I sure know you guys like NPR!! I'll be holding you in my thoughts in my prayers and in my heart over the next few days especially more than usual!

August 30, 2007 9:13 PM  

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