by Sandy Fahy
It's birthday time once again for Carolyn Brooks, Laurie Fidler, Elizabeth MacKenzie, Jan Stevens, Helen Ellis, David Walker and Tampa Bay Rays center fielder B.J. Upton. All turn a year older today, August 21. Upton is 24 ... Betty David, Christina Chase, Sandra Vreeman, Mary Connell, Casie Colamarino, Dennis Kellenberger, Veronica Cothern, Edward Paige, Amy Thompkins, Florence Gowrie, Chris Payne, Betty Marsala and Forrest Letchworth celebrate their special day tomorrow ... Friends and relatives will be singing "Happy Birthday" on Saturday to Carol North, Judy Hecker, Paul Chance, Christy Skinner, Jennifer Rose, David MacNamee, Emily Distler, Pam Robinson, Keri Torrey, Margaret Stewart, Sandy Jamieson, Ashley Singer, Stanley Habryl and John Dougherty ... Bring out the cake and ice cream on Sunday for Jennyne Nohl, Kristin Detwiler, Peter Cross, Terry Eldridge, Nancy Howry, Betty Huff and Marc Bentz ... Did you know Rita McGregor, Sara Campbell, Donna Gale, Dale Shade, Doug Davis, Marlene Poehler, David Branson and Cody McNamee are among those turning a year older on Monday? ... The birthdays of Savannah Madley, David Stoner, Kimberly Johnson, Libby Nyland, Nancy Sampley, Priscilla Hobby, Michelle Huff, Katie Williams, Anna Randolph, Sherri Authier, David Richardson, Chris Schombs, Mollie Gilliard, Cory Center and Ben Walling are coming up on Tuesday ... Wednesday brings more birthdays, those of Carol Dunn, Dan Larremore, Rebecca Culkar, Evelyn Shambaugh, Stephen Sharp, David Roper, Scott Roper, Daniel Smith, Ray Johnson and Charles Peterson ... A little bird told us Lindsey Bromm, Phyllis Sipo, Cathy Waller, Shaun Garcia, Barbara Wilkins, Terri Peterson, Janice Scarpinato, Elsie Syers, Gary Lumm, Jacqueline Jones-Blacker, Gloria Bone and Clark Sullivan recently had birthdays ... Congratulations and best wishes to the following couples celebrating wedding anniversaries: Bill and Mary Lou Taylor, Robert and Mildred Van Ham (Aug. 21); Jim and Bernice Beaton (Aug. 22); John and Martha Legge (Aug. 23); Hugh and Flo Bell (Aug. 25); John and Carol Ellis (Aug. 27) ... Belated anniversary congrats go to Father Bob and Gwendolyn Williams, Shawn and Patti Grady; Henry and Jane Skwirut; Michael Blacker and Jacqueline Jones-Blacker ... Elizabeth France says walking is good exercise if you can dodge those who aren't ... Have a great week, everyone.