Category Archives: Children at Risk

The U.S. immigrant family separation policy needs to cease, June 20, 2018  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1170)

The U.S. needs to immediately reunite the seized immigrant children with their families.  Anything less is inhumane and disgraceful.   Three of our former First Ladies weigh in on the Trump Administration policy of separating children from their families and … Continue reading

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Another great review of Candida Brady’s 2018 film “Urban and the Shed Crew” starring Richard Armitage, May 26, 2018 Gratiana Lovelace (Post # 1165)

Film Inquiry has another great review of Candida Brady’s 2018 film “Urban and the Shed Crew” starring Richard Armitage: http://www.filminquiry.com/urban-and-the-shed-crew-2015-review/   To rent or stream the film, visit:   https://blenheimfilms.muvi.com/urban-and-the-shed-crew1 

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Thespian Thursday:   Hariclea’s blog links for her UATSC and Richard Armitage Experiences at NIFF!  April 26, 2018 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1160)

I really enjoyed reading Hariclea’s (of the Opera is Magic blog) extensive accounts of her Newcastle International Film Festival (NIFF) experiences in attending the events and film screening of “Urban and the Shed Crew”. So listed below are links to … Continue reading

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“Somerset:  A Time to Love”, Ch. 03:  Miscommunications and Around the World,  July 09, 2017 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1075)

An original contemporary romance copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace; All rights reserved)  [(1) story cover, left] Author’s Dramatic Content Note:  I write romantic love stories for adults, aged 18 and older.  So most of the chapters will be PG-13 due to … Continue reading

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“Somerset:  A Time to Love”, Ch. 02:  A not so ordinary Saturday,    July 06, 2017 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1074)

An original story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace; All rights reserved)  [(1) story cover, left] Author’s Dramatic Content Note:  I write romantic love stories for adults, aged 18 and older.  So most of the chapters will be PG-13 due to mature … Continue reading

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Sexy SatuRdAy Selfie!  Richard Armitage gives face time to supporting cyber bullying prevention efforts, June 17, 2017  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1069)

What a guy!  British actor Richard Armitage is smart, sexy, compassionate, talented, socially conscious, etc. And he knows how to take—and share–a really good selfie of himself, for a really good cause And bravo to him for continuing to highlight … Continue reading

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Why?  Tears in Syria,   April 6, 2017  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1054)

I have no eloquent words to express my heartbreak about the deaths of Syrian children and families from a vicious and unconscionable Sarin gas chemical attack Tuesday morning that killed dozens of people just trying to live their lives–just like … Continue reading

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A Martin Luther King Day National Observance, January 16, 2017  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1030)

Today in the United States is a national holiday—Martin Luther King Day—a memorial observance and remembrance of the life and contributions to our society by the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (and right). Born January 15, 1929—yesterday would have … Continue reading

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Serene Sunday! Richard Armitage’s Broadway World interview SD remarks viewed positively by Guylty, etc., November 27, 2016  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1006)

 As I look to my last day of the Thanksgiving Holiday rest on Sunday today before the new work week starts–well, I’ll have to do a few registration overrides for students from home today–I realize that Sunday is not always … Continue reading

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Wishing a very Happy 45th Birthday to Richard Armitage!   August 22, 2016  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #957)

Newborn babies  are just at the beginning of their lives.  And the future and possibilities are endless as to the journey that new little person will take through life, and the impact that they will have on the world around them. … Continue reading

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They are all Our Children, UNHCR trying to Help Starving Syrian Refugees, January 09, 2016 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #858)

Though bloggers and others have already voiced their support for aid to Syrian refugees–and I applaud their efforts and made an earlier donation–I wanted to add my blog voice to this effort, as well. Seeing the news pictures yesterday of … Continue reading

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“Love in the Great Pine Woods”, Ch. 05 (PG-13, D):  The Wakeforest Family’s XMAS Tree Farm Opens, November 27, 2015 by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #836)

(An original story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace; all rights reserved)  [(1) story cover, left] [From time to time, I will illustrate my story characters with:  Richard Armitage as Sam Wakeforest, Marcia Gay Harden as Sam’s older sister Tessa Wakeforest Shoop … Continue reading

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