Tag Archives: Goodwill

Richard Armitage character Lee in fun kissing game gif, August 02, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1314)

  What is more fun than a Richard Armitage character enjoying a kissing game?  Nothing!  Ha!  Thanks to Cawira for sharing the gif!    Enjoy! Wishing everyone a safe, healthy, & happy day! Hugs <3 & Cheers! Grati ;-> Lee Preston … Continue reading

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Sighhh Day Friday!  Richard Armitage’s 2020 portrait seductive gaze close up is purrrfection!  July 31, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1313)

  The talented British actor Richard Armitage’s 2020 portrait seductive gaze close up is purrrfection!  Sighhh!    Thanks to RABrazil and TeresaA for sharing!   And, with a slight brightening and color tones edit by me (below), Richard Armitage’s blue eyes … Continue reading

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Richard Armitage among voices on new Beatrix Potter Tales audiobook, July 29, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1312)

  Thanks to Fabo Laktuko for sharing this new Richard Armitage and others Beatrix Potter Tales audiobook project news!   I am so looking forward to listening to this! Wishing everyone a safe, healthy, & happy day! Hugs <3 & Cheers! … Continue reading

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Feeling nostalgic for Richard Armitage as Thorin Oakenshield singing Misty Mountains Cold with Dwarves of Durin video, June 28, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1306)

As we get closer to the 10th Anniversary [Oct. 22, 2010] of Richard Armitage being announced to portray Thorin Oakenshield in “The Hobbit:  An Unexpected Journey”, I’m feeling nostalgic for the simple melody of “Misty Mountains Cold” sung by him … Continue reading

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Learning more about the history of Juneteenth!, June 19, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1304)

Juneteenth flag Image source   In order to be a better ally for my African American friends,  family, colleagues, and others over the years, I am dedicated to enhancing my knowledge and understanding about the scourge of racism in America—and … Continue reading

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Twofer Tuesday!  Richard Armitage is truly ageless and timelessly talented, June 16, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1303)

  Love this #RichardArmitage #diptych by @MatKhal! Sighhh!  Richard Armitage is truly ageless and timelessly talented!  And the Peter Pan quote is priceless! ADDRESS: "second to the right, and straight on till morning" pic.twitter.com/yrqI2wnSWP — Mat Khal 🚀 (@MatKhal1963) June … Continue reading

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Friendship SatuRdAy! #RichardArmitage character portrayals of diverse friends and colleagues bring us together, June 06, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1301)

Friendship and colleagues within and across diverse and inclusive communities, and social justice, have been much on my mind for most of my life and in my work and my community service projects during my long university staff career–and again … Continue reading

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Sexy Saturday!  Richard Armitage makes a home studio for recording audiobooks,  May 09, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1297)

The talented British actor Richard Armitage made a home studio for recording audiobooks. https://twitter.com/RCArmitage/status/1257897902967488513 “I’ve been hard at work recording two beloved Agatha Christie titles from my home studio. You can preorder them on  @audible_com  now; can’t wait for you … Continue reading

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May is Ichthyosis Awareness Month: A guest post by Kitty, May 07, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1296)

#IAM2020 Many people get up in the  morning, do their hair, fix their face, dress and they’re set for the day.   But for some people w/ ichthyosis, grooming may need to be re-visited throughout the day to hydrate and … Continue reading

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Thespian Thursday!   Richard Armitage as Dr. Astrov  in Uncle Vanya play quote wallpaper about Earth Conservation, April 23, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1295)

Inspiring saving the world we live in through literary/theatrical advocacy uplifts all of us:   And the talented British actor Richard Armitage portraying Dr. Astrov in Chekhov’s “Uncle Vanya”  looks hottt in his shirtsleeves. *wink*   Thanks to Mat Khal … Continue reading

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THTHT:  Richard Armitage Dr. Astrov  tipsy diptych, April 14, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1293)

Too Hottt to Handle Tuesday (THTHT):   I would be the talented British actor Richard Armitage’s characters’ designated driver any time! Sighhh! Thanks to Mat Khal for sharing this Uncle Vanya play diptych! Wishing everyone a safe and lovely day! Hugs  … Continue reading

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Tea & Cinnamon Toast Tuesday! Richard Armitage hopping perks up our morning, April 07, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1292)

Sometimes, a little Richard Armitage hopping behind the scenes for “The Stranger” is a delightful morning perk up with my tea & cinnamon toast! Thanks to Cyn Dainty for sharing this StopinStockport gif! Hugs <3 & Cheers! Grati ;->

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Tuesday Musings:  Home but not alone amid Covid 19 Pandemic,  March 24, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1290)

  Like many of you—most of you, I hope—I have been staying home for over a week now, with doggies at my side.  I am fortunate to be able to work from home.  And they are long days, not stopping … Continue reading

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Foliage Friday!  Happy 1st Day of Spring with Richard Armitage and his characters in nature!  March 20, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1289)

Happy 1st Day of Spring 2020!  The talented British actor Richard Armitage and his characters in nature is my theme today. Ha! And to start us off, Richard as Daniel Miller in a Cherry Blossom Spring wallpaper from Cyn Dainty: … Continue reading

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day—Richard O’Armitage  style!  March 17, 2020 Gratiana O’Lovelace (Post #1288)

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! “May the road rise to meet you, and the wind be at your back.” (a reference) Leprechaun the gReAt 🎩☘️HAPPY ST PATRICK'S DAY!We all Irish today ☘️🥳🍀#RichardArmitage Who thinks my post is out of place: we … Continue reading

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A Soothing Sunday with Richard Armitage offering to help around the house, March 15, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1287)

  Wouldn’t we all love a partner who says to us as we’re reorganizing or cleaning our homes?: “Love, You lie down and rest for a spell.  Let me take care of that for you.”   Then we get a … Continue reading

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IWD 2020:  Women who changed our world in the last 100 years, March 08, 2020  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1286)

As we annually celebrate International Women’s Day this year on March, 08, 2020, I wish to also highlight some of the many women who have made a difference in our lives around the world in the past 100 years. Speaking … Continue reading

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WCW! Delightfully amused with thumbs up Richard Armitage, May 08, 2019 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1233)

It’s the middle of the work week and anything can happen. We could be dizzyingly busy or delightfully amused.  I vote for the latter.  Ha!  To that end …. I hope that you enjoy my latest Richarding installment! Hugs <3 … Continue reading

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WCW Happy May Day with flowers from some Richard Armitage characters, May 01, 2019 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1231)

WCW Happy May Day with flowers from some Richard Armitage characters, May 01, 2019 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1231) Have you ever taken a basket of flowers and hung it on a neighbor’s/friend’s door knob as a May Day gift? Perhaps … Continue reading

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WCW:  Brexit?  Relax, don’t do it—RCA Characters Tweet about life and leaving the European Union, March 22, 2019 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1222)

You might recall that the talented British actor Richard Armitage’s [image below] characters occasionally meet up at their favorite TWEET (Thornton-Woebegone-Epicurean-Establishment-and-Tavern) pub and chat via tweeting. And though the Tweet character limit since their last Tweet gathering has jumped from … Continue reading

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Richard Armitage’s 2018 Holiday Message, December 21, 2018 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1197)

P.S. Thanks to Laura for the lovely RA holiday wallpaper, to TeresaA for caps of the RA Message, and to Richard Armitage for the kind and talented soul that he is!  May the Holiday Season bring everyone peace and joy! … Continue reading

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Tuesday’s Child belongs to “Mary Poppins Returns”,  September 18, 2018  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1184)

I remember my childhood as if it were yesterday–though it was fifty years ago. The unfettered joy of living in the moments of each day. Fresh Spring grass threading through my toes as a toddler. Riding my chartreuse green stingray … 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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Too Hottt to Handle Tuesday! RA 47th Birthday lead up with a Laura Day poster!  August 21, 2018 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1178)

This man, Richard Armitage, is to “sigh for”!  Even more so  with his 47th birthday coming up on Wednesday, August 22, 2018! Happy 47th Birthday, Richard!  Hugs! Thanks to Laura Anne Day for sharing this adorably chagrinned RA pix and … Continue reading

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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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