by Sandy Fahy
Photo courtesy of Irene Kenig
It's good to see Irene Kenig back in town after her recent trip to Poland, where she spent three weeks visiting with mom, Janina Liberska ... It's summetime and, as usual, many of the locals have been taking to the skies or water for their vacations. We hear Pat Mada, Jane Lee and Barbara Zilisch enjoyed a cruise to the Caribbean not long ago ... A little bird told us Alice Martin had a wonderful time in New York recently ... The birth of her fifth grandchild in Los Angeles was the reason for Cookie Green's recent trip to California ... Congratulations are in order for the following couples celebrating wedding anniversaries: George and Mary Scott (July 25); Jerry and Sharon Miller, Jeremy and Lisa Lewis (July 26); Larry and Bev Carroll (July 27); Mike and Lisa Byrd, Gene and Maureen Belote (July 28); Dan and Sonja Mettee, Bill and Beverly Byxbee, John and Wendy Thomas (July 29); Rich and Susan McBride (July 30). The Mettees will be toasting 41 years of marriage. It's anniversary #8 for John and Wendy ... Belated anniversary congrats go to Cindy and Hulan Whitehead and James and Carol Scheffer ... Did you know today is Dr. Carole Medvesky's birthday? Debbie Austin, Betty Stricker, Judy Stark, Gladys Hackworth, Kara Buckner, Ernie Bond, Lisa Roux, Mary Taylor, Steven Colburn, Kaitlin Dayock, Jule Berenger, Paige Spencer, Paul Skicewicz and Roger Culler are among those who share her July 24 birthdate ... Bring out the cake and ice cream tomorrow for Bobbie Jahnes, Jane Druba, Lindsay Jackson, Bria Lathan, Jean Roberts, Helen Buckman, Ann Goodwin and Dennis Thompson ... Friends and relatives will be singing "Happy Birthday" on Saturday to Lonna White, Anne Turner, Robert Weems, Don Musselman, Bee Paris, Brandy Webb, Paula Adcock, Buddy Sarter, Sherry Conte, Debra Carter and Kyle Jones ... Be sure to wish Teddi Blum, Donna Gibson, Diana Baker, Bobbie Eichenberger and Brenda Hiers all the best on their special day, which is Sunday ... Ginny Cyphert, Janet Ladd, Diane Young, Susan Savage, Tyler Cauthen, Robert Smoak, Donald Rath, Bob Campbell, Leonor Feibert, John Ralph, Jack McWhirter and John Fisher will turn a year older on Monday ... The birthdays of Dorothy Tyler, Carole Fisher, Ginny Baird, Chris Koberna, Carson Byrd, Tami Ehmig, Matthew Crawford, Joan Crook, Charles Hill and Matthew Weyant are coming up on Tuesday ... You still have time to get cards in the mail by Wednesday to Lois Natalino, Olive Pocius, Fran Parsons, Gail McMurtrey, Sam Reed, Mary Atkins, Violet Young, Jessica Griffin, Charlie Nielsen, Tom Tracy and Peter Jones ... How many of you know know that today is Cousins Day? It's also National Drive-Thru Day and National Tell An Old Joke Day ... In case you didn't know, the three-day Great Texas Mosquito Fest also begins today ... Parents' Day is coming up on the 27th ... Enjoy the coming week, everyone.