Happy 33 rd Birthday, Rachel !! [Contest Finalists March 2017]

© Harvey A. Ravitch

Happy 33 rd Birthday,  Rachel !!

Uploaded: March 20, 2017 15:24:34 | Entered: March 25, 2017 03:47:36


This is a photo of my daughter Rachel, ( & the back of my head) while dancing at her Wedding..
Today is her birthday, my favorite day of the year! It Always reminds me how Lucky I am..
She is a Caring, Sharing , Loving, Happy, Fun INDEPENT , STRONG Young Woman.. One who has made me Proud Everyday of her life!!
May she someday be Blessed to have a child as Special & Unique.. So she will know how I FEEL!! Happy Birthday, Rachel. May G*D &
The Universe Bless You as they have me..

Exif: F Number: 4.5, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/80 seconds, Flash: fired, compulsory flash mode, return light detected, ISO: 640, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 125.00 mm, Model: NIKON D700


Patrick Rouzes April 29, 2017

Congrats on this wonderful finalist, Harvey! #1685204

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict April 29, 2017

Congrats on your engaging finalist, Harvey, and wonderful tribute to your beautiful daughter! #11588874

Harvey A. Ravitch April 29, 2017

Thank You SO MUCH!, Patrick,& Deborah! #11588977

John Koepfer @PresentPleasures April 30, 2017

I missed his one the first time around, congratulations Harvey on this wonderful finalist and best wishes for gold!! #11589248

Harvey A. Ravitch April 30, 2017

Thank You VERY MUCH! John! My lucky Girl brought me Luck! #11589382

Emile Abbott level-deluxe April 30, 2017

Excellent portrait of the moment and congrats on finalist, Harvey #11589620

Nadia Paul April 30, 2017

A wonderful finalist - congrats Harvey! #11589921

Natasha Pliss level-deluxe April 30, 2017

Huge congratulations on your beautiful and sweet Gold Winner, Harvey! #11589991

Nadia Paul April 30, 2017

So glad to see this sporting gold - congrats Harvey! #11590008

Patrick Rouzes April 30, 2017

Congrats on the well-deserved Winner, Harvey! #11590035

John Koepfer @PresentPleasures May 01, 2017

Such a wonderful moment and gold winner Harvey, huge congratulations!! #11590056

Candace M. Cleveland May 01, 2017

Congratulations Harvey!! #11590087

Joanna Kovalcsik level-classic May 01, 2017

Congratulations on winning 2nd Place GOLD, Harvey!!! :o) #11590148

Harvey A. Ravitch May 01, 2017

Thank You Very Much Everyone! I am so glad you got to share in the Joy that is my daughter Rachel! #11590250

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-classic May 01, 2017

I missed this one when you posted it earlier,Harvey! But what a wonderful feeling it must be for you now to see this very special image and moment wearing a Winner badge as well! I am so glad for you,my friend! Huge congratulations to you and your beautiful daughter,Rachel!! #11590273

Harvey A. Ravitch May 01, 2017

Thank You Very Much, Ujjwal! You are so right! It is especially uplifting Now, as we lost my brother in law Wednesday, & had his funeral yesterday.. This photo & my BP friends Positive Kind comments, remind me how lucky I am Everyday!.. Be Well & thanks Again for All your kindness & encouragement! #11590288

Bojan Bencic level-classic May 01, 2017

Love the smile on her face, Harvey. Congratulations! #11590380

Val Feldman level-deluxe May 01, 2017

Mazel Tov to the beautiful and joyous Rachel on her 33rd birthday and also to her proud papa for this delightful image and his well-deserved Gold Win! Congratulations, Harvey! #11590412

Emile Abbott level-deluxe May 01, 2017

Congratulations Harvey on a well deserved Gold Winner #11590478

Janet Daniel May 01, 2017

A wonderful memory captured, Harvey! Big congratulations on your Gold...! #11590565

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict May 01, 2017

Congrats on your win, Harvey, for this beautiful and special image! #11590636

Ann H. Belus level-deluxe May 02, 2017

Huge congratulations on winning Gold, Harvey! Missed this the first time, it is an awesome capture and tribute to your beautiful daughter! #11590799

Harvey A. Ravitch May 02, 2017

Thank You Very Much Ann! I am so glad I got to share this incredibly Memorable moment with everyone! #11590804


I feel that dad is proud of his girl! :-) Big congrats on this well deserved 2nd Place Gold Win Harvey! #11590845

Karen E. Michaels level-deluxe May 02, 2017

Mega Kudo's on this win, Harvey. To win is a good thing. To win with a piece with such joy is awesome! #11590917

Harvey A. Ravitch May 02, 2017

Thank You So Much, Bojan, Val, Emile Janet, Deborah, Jo Ann & Karen! I Truly appreciate your kind words, & the ability to share my most special moment with you All! #11590977

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic May 02, 2017

What a wonderful sentiments from a father. Amen. #11591170

Harvey A. Ravitch May 03, 2017

Thank You Very Much, Usman! I am one fortunate guy. #11591232

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