Category Archives: Musings

I’m Choosing Richard Armitage as my Fantasy Physical TheRApist,  March 27, 2017 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1051)

Now that the 27 staples at my left achilles tendon reattachment surgery site are out as of last week—no, that’s a good thing!  No more 54 pointy metal ends poking me with endless pain—I’m on the mend for a several … Continue reading

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Grati’s “Top Five Personal Wacky Wishes for 2017”,  January 06, 2017 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1026)

I used to watch Late Night with David Letterman without fail for many years—until about fifteen years ago.  He had a quirky, edgy Midwestern side to him.  His humor and observations kind of felt like Garrison Keillor’s A Prairie Home … Continue reading

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Butterfly Wings: Being Present in My Life, January 22, 2016 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #863)

Sometimes a confluence of events causes me to reflect upon my life. What follows are a few of my reflections.   I attended a university retirement reception Thursday. The room was bursting at the seams with the gentleman’s friends and … Continue reading

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Happy New Year 2016! And Some Musings about Life. January 01, 2016 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #853)

    Wishing you a lovely 2016!   P.S. And what follows are some of my random musings about life–hopefully humorous–before I toddle off to bed. You know that you have reached a certain age when: 1) If you can’t … Continue reading

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Thursday’s RAndom Thoughts: What Would Richard Do? November 05, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #824)

Have you ever felt like life was whirling around you and you’re just a passenger on the train? I know, I’m mixing my metaphors, but you get the idea. Between work, home/hubby, and blogging/writing, etc., my life is very full. … Continue reading

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WCW: Bawdy Richard Armitage and “A Pocket Full of … Miracles?” October 28, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #821)

Obscura at her Ancient Armitage blog delightfully shared her thoughts about  Richard Armitage’s recent Empire article interview’s rapid Q & A response to his startling lack of milk affinity, with great humor. In fact, she and I exchanged several sisterly … Continue reading

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Warning Labels: Some Assembly Required, July 31, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #790)

I put together my new office chair Thursday (at right, is a fairly good approximation of what I did, and it even looks like my chair). I feel proud–not the least of which is because I did it all by … Continue reading

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