Category Archives: My Life

Happy Thanksgiving in 2017!  November 23, 2017  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1118)

Thanksgiving—either the holiday observance (below) or the act of being thankful—can mean different things to different people.  It’s all in the perspective. Some love to find humor and remembrance where they can in the holiday that usually involves ingesting foods … Continue reading

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What she said: The Conspiracy of Silence #MeToo, October 18, 2017 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1108)

With all of the current outrage, openness, and solidarity among women about the need to speak up and be heard, I was quite struck by blogger friend Esther’s own account of what she experienced in her essay on her Book … Continue reading

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4th of July!  Values we hold dear, July 04, 2017 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1073)

When I was a little girl, the 4th of July in the U.S. was a day for parades, picnics, and fireworks (safely).  We celebrated joyously!  Our family would go sit on the lawn of the company where my father worked … Continue reading

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Silly Saturday:  Wishing you and Richard Armitage some fun!  May 20, 2017 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1063)

How does your weekend roll?  Silly?  Smiling?  Sexy?  Soothing?  Slumbering?  Or Sultry? Etc. Or are Saturdays extra home chore days for you?  Paying bills and my reconciling our checkbook tends to happen on Saturdays. These days, the only heavy lifting … Continue reading

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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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Surreal Thursday:  Putting on my Dancing Shoes Again.   March 02, 2017  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1048)

As you know, I have quite the funny bone at times.  Perhaps I should say *facetious alert* now.  *wink*    And though not every situation that life throws our way is humorous, I seem to have an inexplicable inner tug to … Continue reading

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Stirring my senses and calming my soul, February 21, 2017  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1046)

I am drawn to the color blue—as I mentioned in a previous post.  Mostly a dark indigo blue, but also lighter blues and in blues combination feel soothing to me. And the other day, I ran across a beautiful Van Gogh painting … Continue reading

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