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Science Fiction Sunday!   Richard Armitage tweets about new Trailer for My Zoe, September 06, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1323)

“My Zoe” film poster below:   I don’t know anything about a release date yet, but I loved everything about this film. Richard Armitage in Official UK Trailer for Julie Delpy's Film 'My Zoe' | https://t.co/qbaClNu1w5 https://t.co/6ZfZFNueD4 — Richard Armitage … Continue reading

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“See no Monday…” Richard Armitage wallpaper by Mat via Judit, July 06, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1308)

  Thanks to Judit Hezser for sharing Mat Khal’s Richard Armitage wallpaper! Perfect! Because I’m dog tired–literally–after nursing our older big dog during the early days after his cancer tumor surgery last week.  He seems to be doing a bit … Continue reading

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February 28, 2018 is Rare Disease Day, Guest Post by Kitty about Icthyosis, February 28, 2018 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1148)

(reprinted with permission from Kitty’s February 28, 2015 post on Facebook) The best treatments for any rare disease / disorder are acceptance, friendship, education, love, and respect. For some, their rare disease is visible.  For others, theirs [illness] goes unnoticed. … 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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“Somerset:  A Time to Love”, Ch. 26 (PG-13, D):  Hope,  December 28, 2017 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1130)

(“Somerset:  A Time to Love” is an original contemporary romance copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2017;  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 … Continue reading

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“Somerset:  A Time to Love”, Ch. 25 (PG-D):  Meeting under Duress,   December 26, 2017 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1129)

(“Somerset:  A Time to Love” is an original contemporary romance copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2017;  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 … Continue reading

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“Sleepwalker” (2017) film trailer evokes a Film Noir edge, starring Richard Armitage as the Doctor,  June 08, 2017 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1067)

“Sleepwalker” trailer, via MarVista Entertainment Hmmm. Interesting “Sleepwalker” film trailer. Thanks for sharing the link, TeresaA!  And here also is the link to RA’s tweet of the trailer. The 2017 film  “Sleepwalker” stars Ahna O’Reilly in the title role as … Continue reading

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Story writing again, my percolating thoughts, May 05, 2017  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1061)

I’m finally reaching a point in my leg surgery and convalescence almost mid point that I am getting back to writing on my stories again.  During the first month, I could only read other people’s stories—for distraction. And since I’m … 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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“Brain on Fire”: Richard Armitage’s credible American accent and a new movie poster, February 13, 2017 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1042)

In the  official movie  trailer for  the film “Brain on Fire”, the exquisitely talented British actor Richard Armitage (below in a scene with his daughter portrayed by Chloe Grace Moretz) shares a very credible American accent–different than other American characters … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays to you and yours, December 23, 2016 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1019)

First for some razzle dazzle!  I updated a Richard Armitage *Purrrr!* wallpaper that I made in Winter 2015, and put a holiday spin on it!  Enjoy! I’m doing the low key holidays this year–necessitated by my health.  Which I don’t mind … Continue reading

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Mobility Miss’ journey through diagnosis and treatment, June 23, 2016  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #927)

It has been a hard ten days–really five months—and I mean that.  My right back, hip, and leg pain that I have been experiencing since falling in February (outside at the bottom of our deck stairs when I hit a … Continue reading

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“Love in the Great Pine Woods”, Ch. 38 (PG-13, D, L):   The Fight for Wakeforest Mountain, Part 1, May 30, 2016 by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #918)

(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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Super Dad Sunday! Richard Armitage collage as Gary Fuller in 2014’s Into the Storm! May 29, 2016 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #917)

I love the riepu10 tumblr collage of Richard Armitage as Gary Fuller in 2014’s Into the Storm as shared by Guylty (below)!  Thanks, Ladies! The “Into the Storm” film was shot in 2011 when the exquisitely talented British actor Richard … Continue reading

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Grati’s PSA for Blood Donations, May 15, 2016 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #911)

Something to keep in mind before you donate blood. Yesterday, I was supposed to give blood–what would have been my 16th pint, 2 gallons. I’m a rare blood type, so the American Red Cross (logo right) sends frequent reminders for … Continue reading

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Wild Eyed Wednesday! Richard Armitage Eye TheRApy for Grati!  April 06, 2016  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #896)

Just a note to let you know that I will be offline for a few days for medical reasons.  On Wednesday morning (April 06), I’m having a stem cell graft procedure done on my left eye. My left eye has … Continue reading

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“Love in the Great Pine Woods”, Ch. 21 (PG-13, D): Going Home, February 08, 2016 by Gratiana Lovelace Post #870)

(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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“Love in the Great Pine Woods”, Ch. 20 (PG-13, D): The Day After, February 01, 2016 by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #868)

(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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“Love in the Great Pine Woods”, Ch. 19 (PG-13, D): My Beloved Wife Olivia, January 23, 2016 by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #864)

(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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My 30th Anniversary of Quitting Smoking, December 29, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #850)

Today is the 30th anniversary of my quitting smoking. It kind of crept up on me. And I had quit what some might view as the hard way–cold turkey. I was visiting family for the holidays and decided that it … Continue reading

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THUD Thursday: Kissing a Guy, September 10, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #804)

RAndom thought. Have you ever pondered how integral kissing is to romance? And I’m not just talking about … you know. A kiss is such an intimately tender act, to press one’s lips with another’s lips–petal soft, then nibbling, then … Continue reading

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Fun Day Sunday: Inner Cheers for Reaching My Next Goal! August 16, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #797)

I look forward to the day–in a few decades from now–when my age will mean that I no longer have a self censorship chip (image right). I presume that I had that freedom of thought and expression as a little … Continue reading

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Variety trumpets that the film “Brain on Fire” casts Armitage and Moss as parents, July 21, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #787)

Woo hoo! An in the article title headline mention in Variety of the talented British actor Richard Armitage in his current project filming in Vancouver, “Brain on Fire” based on Susannah Cahalan’s book of the same name (right). Thanks to … Continue reading

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Richard Armitage’s New Film Project “Brain on Fire”: Will the Medical Plot Sizzle or Fizzle?, July 17, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #785)

With any announcement of a new artistic project for the exquisitely talented British Actor Richard Armitage, our hearts go aflutter with anticipation. And this past year, Mr. Armitage has had so many new projects, the man is the hardest working … Continue reading

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