Tag Archives: Power

Our “National Treasure” is the Declaration of Independence,    January 07, 2018  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1134)

I love when films like “National Treasure” (2004)—that are designed for pure puzzle solving fun, but also subliminally evoke a greater appreciation for our national history and provide a civics lesson—thus hitting one out of the ball park, with regard … Continue reading

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Thoughts about the U.S. Administration Ban Affecting Refugees and Immigrants Entering the U.S. this Weekend,     January 29, 2017 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1035)

I truly believe that if you plant the seed of helping others when a person is young—by participating in fundraisers like “Trick or Treat for UNICEF” that benefited children around the world, which was popular when I was a kid, … Continue reading

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We are Women, Hear us Roar:  The Women’s Marches Saturday January 21, 2017,  January 22, 2017 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1032)

Oh how I wish that I could have participated in one of The Women’s Marches yesterday, Saturday, January 21, 2017.   I know several ladies from our community who went to the DC Women’s March.   I can’t wait to hear their … 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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Enemy to Ally: Porter and Masuku Forge a Bond of Honor, January 19, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #691)

In Strike Back Origins (2010), epi3 & 4, John Porter (portrayed by Richard Armitage) is sent to infiltrate a prison to free a man called Felix Masuku (portrayed by Shaun Parkes)–a supposed terrorist/spy alleged to have assassinated the President of … Continue reading

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One Last Time: Following Richard Armitage as Thorin Oakenshield to see THBOFA with RA Fans in Chicago Dec. 20th! December 20, 2014 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #673)

As I write this Friday evening, I think I’m finally ready to take a journey to Chicago on Saturday, December 20th to join with a few other fans of the exquisitely talented British actor Richard Armitage and experience the final … Continue reading

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Thespian Tuesday: Evil Flourishes in The Crucible According to The Double Negative Review, August 5, 2014 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #614)

Violet Dutchblogger (Thanks!) tweeted this great link (below) for the best overall review of The Crucible at the Old Vic Theatre in London that I have read to date: http://www.thedoublenegative.co.uk/2014/08/astonishing-and-heartbreaking-the-crucible-at-the-old-vic/ In her review, Laura Brown sees the play’s lens as modern … Continue reading

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