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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His mohawk, while tame as far as such hairdos go, clued Jessica in that this Pawel guy was a little different. That and his professed love of history - the subject that's also the object of her geek love - led Jessica to say hi through Match.com.
Ali stood in a crowded Old City bar when a tall, handsome guy caught her eye. She smiled at him, then turned her attention back to her friends. Later, Mr. Tall and Handsome walked up beside her. "Hi, I'm Matt," was all he said - and all he needed to.