Rita Ownby Holcomb Author

Bringing my ancestors to life.

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  • You’re just getting old ( not if I can help it)
    As I contemplate what I was doing on this date 48 years ago, I realize that at 25 my life was just starting. Due to the fact that the stubborn little babe I carried refused to turn around and present head first, I was in the hospital awaiting a scheduled c-section. BTW he is still …

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  • Too hot for yard work
    Since today is supposed to be another scorcher I decided to stay indoors. So today is the day I take down all of our wall decorations and clean them. I know this is something most visitors don’t notice, but it’s always been important to me. Doesn’t sound like a major issue does it? It didn’t …

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  • Fake energy is better than none
    For a few years now I’ve not been able to do a lot of things that have always given me satisfaction. Things like housework and yard work. I know that sounds crazy but a well tended garden and a clean house are two things I always prided myself on. My wonderful husband of 49 years …

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