Hello there The smoked salmon started it. A group of friends had dinner in Doylestown one spring evening in 1991. Somebody invited Lori, someone else invited Linda. Only the two of them wanted that particular appetizer, so they shared it, talking over the plate and enjoying their talk as much as the food.
Hello there At a college as small as Loyola, everyone kind of knows everyone, and Alex and Matt could have picked each other out of a lineup ever since freshman year. But they didn't officially meet until fall of their junior year, in 2007, waiting to board the plane for a study-abroad program in Paris.
Hello there In September 2011, Carl's employer, Pennoni Associates in Philadelphia, sent their new structural engineer to Harrisburg for a three-week PennDot course in bridge inspection. Kathy's Western Pennsylvania company, Northwest Engineering, sent her to the same place.
Hello there It was the first day of playwriting class, spring semester 2005, at Temple University. Caitlin, who grew up in Olney and Abington, commuted to Temple from her Cheltenham apartment, and the university shuttle got her there early. She opened Persepolis.
Hello there They met in 2000, when Dierdre went to her first Falcon Ridge Folk Festival with the guy she was then dating. Doug, who had long been part of a group that gathered annually for music and camping in Hillsdale, N.Y., was there with his then-wife and kids.
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.