Thursday, February 14, 2013
Patch asked our readers for love stories on Valentine's Day and Kathleen wrote to tell us about her best friend – her husband of 42 years, Cliff.
"I know we are OLD, but we are still best buddies and Valentines," wrote Kathleen Levering. This year, Kathleen and her husband, Cliff, celebrated their 42nd Valentine's Day together as a married couple with two sons and four grandkids. "We still make each other smile and laugh everyday," wrote Kathleen. "We still take care of each other everyday and worry about each other everyday!" Kathleen says the pair start every morning together with a smile. "This sweet and loving man makes it easier for me to face my day because I know that at the end of the day, I know we get to be together," she wrote.
Patch asked our readers for love stories on Valentine's Day and Michelle Stem shared her tale of high school friends turned sweethearts.
Matt Stem and Michelle Blattner met on the first day of high school. The year was 2000, and during the welcome assembly at Norristown Area High School, a sarcastic comment led to a friendship over the next several years. "We were friends, but each of us always had a significant other," wrote Michelle. "We even took our prom pictures at his house senior year." As the years wore on, the pair realized that they wer made for one another. Their son Ethan was born in May 2007, followed by another son, Parker, in February 2009. One day Matt won a free trip to Hawaii and during a seven-hour layover in Las Vegas, the couple were married. Hawaii become their honeymoon. According to Michelle, Matt owns his own carpentry business while she works at a …
Lynessa Solomon and Samuel Lewis Brown were married today on Valentine's Day by Judge Frances Lawrence.
As Lynessa Solomon waited outside district court offices at 200 West Main St. Thursday, she couldn't help but be nervous. "I might be stood up!" Solomon said with a smile. Solomon and her mother were waiting with other members of the wedding party for the groom, Samuel Lewis Brown, who was on his way with the his son and the best man. "We met while I was at work," Solomon said. "We've been together six years. We were in love at first sight." And what drew her eye to Brown at that first meeting? "Opposites definitely attract," Solomon said with a sly smile. The groom and his entourage soon arrived and the happy party made its way into the courtroom where Judge Frances Lawrence performed the ceremony. The bride cried through much of it. "I …