Tag Archives: Blogging

Updating my Something About Love blog header for 2020 or so, August 30, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1321)

Well, I did it!  I updated my Something About Love (SAL) blog header for 2020, or so–since I often like to use the same blog header images for a year or two.  Though I might tweak it a bit more … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving 2019!  November 28, 2019  Gratiana  Lovelace (Post #1268)

  For all of my life, I have lived in school seasons mode—first as a student, then as a teacher, then as administrative staff for several decades.    So a clock face visual is the framework in which I view my … Continue reading

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Celebrating my Something About Love 8th Blogiversary!  August 25, 2019 Gratiana Lovelace (Post 1258)

I realized yesterday on August 24, 2019 that it was my 8th Blogiversary of blogging here on my little Something About Love (SAL) blog! Little could I have known when I started this blog that it would have such a … Continue reading

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Something About Love blog reaches 600,000 views!  August 04, 2019 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1252)

  I want to give a shout out and my grateful thanks to all of my Something About Love  (SAL) blog visitors, readers, commenters, and fellow bloggers, etc., over the years. As of Sunday, August 04, 2019, my little SAL … Continue reading

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New 2019 Something About Love blog header, January 06, 2019 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1202)

Dear Friends, As you can see, I created and uploaded a new Something About Love blog header for 2019 (see below).  Its bookend images are of  the brilliant British actor Richard Armitage in characters as: Claude Becker (?) via JulieK … Continue reading

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Grati’s Something About Love 7th Blogiversary, August 25, 2018 Gratiana Lovelace (Post#1179)

7 (seven) is a lucky number for me.  Which is good, because today is my Something About Love blog’s 7th blogiversary!  Ha! So what follows is a bit of whimsy–I hope–along with the nostalgia.   Ha! And were I to mention my … Continue reading

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Grati’s New SAL blog header for 2018 is a tweak, January 27, 2018 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1138)

I so loved the design that I made for my SAL 2017 blogheader, that I have tweaked it for 2018.  Ha! And Richard Armitage’s Fresh Faces interview  video (see below) and photo shoot in December 2016 for Broadway.com at the … Continue reading

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Good bye 2017!   Hellooo 2018!  January 04, 2018  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1133)

I was going to be reflective on January 1st, but I was still finishing my 2017 original contemporary romance “Somerset:  A Time to Love”.  Ha!   Then I came down with food poisoning Tuesday, from some fruit, so I felt too … Continue reading

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The Mystery Blogger Award—Grati nominated by Esther, Thanks!   October 25, 2017 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1110)

On this past Sunday evening, I began browsing some of my favorite blogger friends’ blogs and I started off with Esther’s Book of Esther blog.  Well it turns out that her latest post mentioned that she had been nominated for … Continue reading

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Tally of “Change for Charity” Fundraising Efforts in Honor of Richard Armitage’s 46th Birthday; and Something About Love’s 6th Blogiversary, August 25, 2017 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1091)

On Tuesday, August 22, 2017, I/Grati had made my first donation of $22.46 USD to Childline on Richard Armitage’s Just Giving site, in honor of Rihis 46th birthday, via my Change for Charity Fundraiser. And since we started our Change … 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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Thrilling Thursday!  And Grati’s blogging about Richard Armitage reaches 5 years, August 25, 2016  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #958)

I have to start with the thrilling part first—another wonderful Richard Armitage in Berlin Station wallpaper by the oh so talented artist Ann Boudreau (Thanks for sharing!): #RichardArmitage ~ Undercover Agent Daniel Miller … /̵͇̿̿/'̿̿ ̿ ̿̿ ** TY to … Continue reading

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Tweaking my Something About Love blog header, August 13, 2016 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #952)

You know how when you have a favorite  piece of jewelry?  And it becomes your go to accessory item?  But then after a while, you feel like a change–as I did with my Something About Love (SAL) blog header today. … Continue reading

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WCW:  Richard Armitage joins Facebook and Instagram, August 10, 2016 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #951)

Pigs are flying!  Hell has frozen over!  Grati wear’s a size 10!  Well, having two out of three isn’t bad.  Ha! .@BerlinStation @epixpress @EpixHD alright I did the deed. Instagram/Facebook…I need two more pairs of hands pic.twitter.com/lTd3miyBqw — Richard Armitage … Continue reading

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Silly Saturday-Sunday—“Richard Armitage || [So NOT] bad-tempered and moody” vid, April 30-May 01, 2016 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #904)

  The exquisitely talented British actor Richard Armitage (right) is a lovely man in every way.  If Richard Armitage is moody, then I am positively silly.  Works for me! Thanks to Denise M. for sharing the link to this lovely … Continue reading

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Sexy SatuRdAy: “Richard Armitage Beautiful Man” 2012 video by Mezzym01, February 13, 2016 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #872)

  February 2010 was my awakening to the exquisitely talented, kind, handsome, intelligent, compassionate, professional, and philanthropic British gentleman actor Richard Armitage with his mesmirizing performance as John Thornton in the BBC’s 2004 production of Elizabeth Gaskell’s love story “North … Continue reading

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RAndom NumeRicAl Musings of the Richard Armitage Kind, April 20, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #733)

Even a stalwart Richard Armitage fan girl like me has to have her priorities in their proper place.   So I spent most of my Sunday afternoon and early evening attempting to optimize the efficiency of my 8 year old laptop … Continue reading

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Spread the Blogging Love with Liebster Blogging Award Nominations, January 08, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #687)

  What better way to introduce us to more bloggers and their ideas, than to do a kind of “tag, you’re it” awards game of forwarding questions to feature other bloggers?   Love it! It’s called the “Liebster Award” (image right … Continue reading

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