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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- Gallery: Love: Vicki Comfort & Andrew Renzi
Love: After proposing to Vicki, Andrew learned he had cancer, cutting their engagement short and putting things into a new perspective.
- Gallery: Love: Clare Herlihy & Timothy Dych
Love: A month into dating, Clare nervously asked Tim if they were serious. He took her hand, turned her claddagh ring around so it symbolized she was in a relationship, and kissed her.