Love columnist Kellie Patrick Gates writes from the Montgomery County home she shares with her extraordinary husband, a formerly stray cat and an adopted greyhound.
Born and raised in Elk County, Gates previously was an award-winning news reporter for The Inquirer and other newspapers in Pennsylvania, New York and Florida.
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September 20, 2013, in Millstone, N.J.
Joe started Valentine's Day 2009 with a young coworker's funeral. The sadness of that loss made the holiday of hearts even worse than then-single Joe anticipated. But he and some close friends had a plan to get through it: a Boston pub-crawl.
September 7, 2013, in Philadelphia
Hello there Business was slow at the hot dog booth Lesley and her family staffed for Diablo Japanese-American church's 2007 summer festival in Concord, Calif. - so she used the time to socialize with other volunteers she'd known most of her life.