She's known by many titles, real or fictitious, but we know her to be our favorite owl enthusiast with a heart of gold. Here's an A&D look back at her journey to come into her own---all of which are personal favorites of mine!
A Time To Write & A Time To Live
Rita encountered a lot of obstacles on her way to that technicolor future of hers, but living the life she always dreamed of was truly only a few bold decisions away.
A Chapter Re-Written: The Rise of Rita Haywith
Finding the courage to step out was only the beginning for Rita. As the National Miss Special Delivery Pageant demonstrated, she was not only capable of coming to the aid of a fellow contestant, but show grace in the midst of adversity, adding a whole other dimension to her character.
The End of the Owl?
Wardrobe in SSD is practically its own character, telling an individual, unique story for each character. For Rita, her signature owl has been a reminder that "someone out there thinks [she's] special," and had remained a staple even as she has come into her own.
For Rita, he name is merely a confirmation of the ultimate truth she has only recently embraced---that she is, indeed, quite special. Her name and her journey have been inextricably linked from the very beginning.
A Fun Tribute To Norman & Rita
Young Rising Sons - "High"
A Christmas in July gift for my favorite people, this music video is the first I put together for the blog, making it an instant favorite in my book!
What are your favorite Rita posts---did I miss one? Let me know in the comments!
P.S. Only a few more hours left to vote on your final four in the Mailbox Madness Round 3! If your favorite has made it this far---make sure it goes all the way!