Winning the Climb

She’s my first “baby of the family”.

Titleholder for 20 years when she handed it over to Blossom with love and joy.

Memories Captured-Heather

I love her like breathing.

My best friend, confidant, near to my soul as only a daughter can be.

Mommy to Princess and Warrior Girl; Princess and Warrior Girl herself.

A runner, a climber and a 3rd grade teacher.

Tenacious and stubborn, she seeks perfection.

I want to grow up and be like her.

Smiling serenely. Content she’s near. Always.

My baby.

My girl.

Heather.

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Sharing my photo memory at January Memories Captured with Galit at These Little Waves, and Allison at Momma Wants This

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31 comments on “Winning the Climb

  1. I love her like breathing ….
    What a lovely tribute … I have two girls and they make me so very proud each day.
    Just love your memory xxx

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  2. What strength she has! She is truly an amazing lady!

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  3. Julia says:

    What an amaing picture and an amaing daughter. Stopping by from memories captured.

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  4. Galit Breen says:

    What an absolutely stunning photo!

    And this – “I love her like breathing” – is true Mama love!

    {Beautifully done!}

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  5. Kristen says:

    Okay, this may be one of my favorites in the link up! Your words have so much love & pride. Absolutely beautiful!

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  6. Roy says:

    Others pointed out the line, “I love her like breathing”. Holy sh*#! There are only a few times I’ve really been stunned by a line in something I read, and this is one. So, congrats, out of the zillions of things I’ve read in my LONG life, you get one of the “wow” moments.

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  7. I love her like breathing – words every mother can *feel*. Beautifully written!

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    • debseeman says:

      Thanks so much! She’s very loved! How else can one describe a mothers love? This phrase just settles into the depth of the emotion.

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  8. Very moving – just amazing, you can tell it came from the heart!

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  9. What a fantastic picture – so strong, so vibrant, so much love.

    Thank you for linking up with us!

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    • debseeman says:

      Allison I have to thank you and Galit for creating this wonderful prompt. You inspired me to write this. Pictures are truly worth a thousand words.

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  10. Heather says:

    I have no words….I’m trying….nope. I got nothin’ as good as that. I love you. Thank you.

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  11. Mrs. Weber says:

    Wow, beautiful post and incredible photo. I want to get to know Heather – she sounds like a great gal…and you’re a wonderful mom for boosting her up like that – I’m sure she gets her skills for somewhere 😉

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  12. Such a beautiful picture. The color so strong and vivid just like your love for her 🙂

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  13. jesterqueen1 says:

    Go go GO! That’s a fantastic picture. I love how strong it shows her to be.

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  14. Elaine says:

    What a great photo to go with the words you used, both in your post and on the photo. I can FEEL your pride and love. Beautiful!!

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  15. Awww, love this! What an inspiring picture!

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    • debseeman says:

      Thanks! I had so much fun taking the picture during her competition and as much fun photo shopping it and adding the words. I’m glad you like it 🙂

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  16. This is such a lovely post and tribute. And the picture that you chose? Powerful. Love!

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  17. What a great picture! And beautiful words to go along with it.

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