We are all about spreading the love here at Kirkwood by the River so we thought it would be fun to hear some tips from our residents on love and Valentine’s Day!
Bob Tate says the best advice he can give about love and marriage is, “do what your wife says” because usually, chances are, she’s right!
Juanita Hoskins mentions that lots of people have lofty expectations for this day of the year so she advises us, “don’t EXPECT a valentine” from someone but “BE HAPPY” if someone you love cares enough to show you.
Dot Gilmore’s husband was a labor and delivery doctor so their life could be crazy and chaotic. But she recommends that “even when life is busy” make time for one another and “love your spouse” even if it is “on the run!
Virginia Reid wants to encourage us all to “be a friend to our neighbors,” you never know who could need some love!
Edna Vines says, “Be nice to EVERYBODY,” especially those who are harder to love – they are usually the ones who need love and grace the most.
Navona Brinkley has been married to Benjamin for 76 years and her advice for anyone looking for love is to “marry a sweet man who will grin and bear it,” even when times get tough!
Will’s advice this Valentines Day is to “Stay cool/Let go” people get so worried about everything these days, but the best thing to do is stay cool even when things get hard and let go of the small things.
Rita’s advice might be my favorite of all! She says, “Move to Kirkwood where there is lots of LOVE!” and I could not agree more.
What is your advice this Valentine’s Day?