Monday, February 2, 2015

MY 8TH BIRTHDAY ~ I WILL NEVER FORGET!!


(With massive artistic licence and since this is my blog this truly is what happened!)
Today February 2nd, 2015 is my 8th BIRTHDAY!!!!!!!!
However 2 days ago on Saturday 
we THREE AMIGOS visited 
a very dear friend June and her daughter Katharine
who have trekked across the Atlantic to tackle the sale of June's home
and her many, many paintings.
Look at that SMILE on Katharine's face?
Says it all, doesn't it!!


Waiting behind Katharine and that lovely grin is ~


June ~ a friend that my Dads met in the late 1970's
who is very artistic, 
who is a gemini (winks),
who brought up a stunning daughter,
who worked in 2 university libraries,
who rode her bicycle everywhere,
who then drove her car everywhere,
who joined the guys on summer excursions to the New England States
and Prince Edward Island not to mention the Annapolis Valley where Ron was born,
who joined Jim's Exercise Studio without hesitation,
who is strong as an ox,
who can discuss anything and everything,
who makes a lovely dinner,
who makes wonderful espresso coffee,
who so enjoys painting,
and
well that should give you small idea of what the guys think!


Even this presentation will tell you that these 2 women are very artistic
and
because my birthday is today ~ did you know that?
Well, that lovely lemon loaf is going to be my birthday cake.
~~ only 2 days early ~~
remember it's my birthday and I am permitted to do as I please, smiles!


So I have taken an immediate liking to Katharine
~ I love women always have ~


Hey Katharine!
Did you know my 8th Birthday is in 2 days?
(See how close my nose is to the lemon loaf?)


Hey June!
Did you know that my 8th birthday is in 2 days?
(I love lemon loaf, did you know that?)


Seriously Katharine, I have been a very good DOODLE all year!


I truly believe LICKS & KISSES will solve all the world's problems.


Finally, Katharine you have fallen under my spell!


Mmm mmm, Good!
Tasty, yummy and oh so good!


This girl is a keeper!
Only thing living in France seems to be such a long way away.
I will watch you on social media though.


The four humans did talk a lot and laugh a lot
and
take a lot pictures.
It was well worth the waiting for the scrumptious, lemon loaf though.


Well, I want to thank you for letting us invade your world
for this short, long awaited visit.
Good luck!
I hope this week will work out just fine for you.


Bon Voyage.
Au revoir June.
A bientot.

40 comments:

  1. Awww - two wonderful women and lemon cake - what a great way to celebrate! Wishing you a wonderful birthday, Sophie.

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    1. Yes Fiona, these 2 ladies will be living much closer to you than I when they move to Gouy St. Andre, north of Paris very, very soon!

      Will seeing these smiles so much!!

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  2. Happy Birthday Wishes Sophie, and no better way to celebrate then in company of wonderful friends, June, Safe travel , the words tell us so much, but your face shines with love, laughter and happiness with life.

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    1. Yes Jean, you can see those qualities so very much.

      I have seen the area where they will be living and the serene, pastoral countryside is heaven on earth!

      Thanks for your birthday wishes. I have already started with the treats!

      YAY ME!!!

      Sophie Doodle here of course!!

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  3. What wonderful women and friends. Lemon cake is HER absolute favourite! So we know how much you enjoyed it.

    Happy Birthday, Sophie! (Our aunties (twins) share a birthday with you. But we think your celebration was better.

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    1. I'm spreading the LOVE, the BIRTHDAY LOVE all the way to you!

      Thanks and CHeers!!

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  4. Happy Birthday Sophie. What beautiful ladies you spent time with the other day!

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    1. I must say they were quite wonderful indeed and ~

      They fell under my spell !!

      Winks!!

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  5. What a joy! And, you know, a little bird (DOG) told me it's Sophie's birthday in 2 days!

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    1. Yes Mitch, JOY was overflowing and Sophie was certainly not about to let that lemon loaf be left untried.

      Cheers!!

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  6. What a wonderful post! Happy Birthday, Sophie! We are so happy that you got a piece of lemon cake ☺

    Love ya lots♥
    Mitch and Molly

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    1. Oh Mitch and Molly ~~ I'd love to send sme to you but me thinks ~~ it's all gone ~~ (wipes hands)!!

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  7. What a wonderful visit! And a happy birthday to you, Miss Sophie. I wish you many, many more!

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    1. Oh thank you Marfa ~~ Laughs and giggles abound with the "Tasker girls" and we really missed this JOY over the years.

      Take care and all the best to you!!

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  8. this was such a lovely post-Happy Birthday Miss Sophie-2 days early

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    1. Oh Kathy, such LOVE on my birthday !!!

      Massive Hugs and Nose Snorting for you!!

      Cheers!

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  9. Whose birthday is it,Sophie?!
    Jane x

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    1. Let's see ~~ UHHHHHhhhhhhMMMmmmmM ~~ MINE !!!!!

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  10. I know Sophie was very pleased to meet June and her daughter Katharine.....especially two days before her birthday! Happy Birthday to you Sophie....can it really be 8 years?! Seems like yesterday. Thank you Soph for opening up our lives when we really needed it the most.
    Oh, I guess I better find a good lemon loaf recipe, eh?

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    1. Uhm, I SHOULD SAY SO, DADDIO!!!

      LEMON LOAF, FOREVER !!!!!!!

      Hugs hon!!

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  11. Happy Birthday, Sophie! I would have tried to snag that entire lemon loaf too. Wonderful photos, wonderful friends, wonderful life! Enjoy!

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    1. It's a Wonderful Life ~~ Hmmmmm ~~ sounds like the premise for a good book/movie/ anything!!

      Cheers!

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  12. A happy post and a Happy Birthday
    Lily & Edward

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    1. Spreading the LOVE.......on my 8th!!!!!!

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  13. Happy Birthday, Sophie! This love-filled post started my day with a smile on my face and a warmth in my heart.

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    1. Hi Jean.........I am so HAPPY that my little world was able to this for you and your world.

      Take care and I just returned from the THREE DOG BAKERY ~~~ WOOF WOOF!!!

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  14. Lovely images of two beautiful women. Their lovely souls shine through in your pictures.

    Hey Soph, you forgot to mention, is your birthday coming up ? ;-)

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    1. My birthday my birthday my birthday IS TODAY ~~ YAYYYYYYYYYY!

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  15. Birthdays are wonderful glad you like yours

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    1. Always smiles around here when a birthday arrives!

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  16. Happiest of Birthdays, Sophie! It sounds like you celebrated in just the perfect way. Lemon loaf sounds so sophisticated! Your friends are absolutely lovely and I hope you'll be able to keep in touch with them. Anyone who shares lemon loaf is a keeper if you ask me.


    Bunny

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    1. Yes Bunny ~~ LEMON LOAF with FRIENDS ~~ marriage in HEAVEN!!

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  17. A wonderful post that told many layers of story. I liked all the accompanying photos, but the photos of the two women together and the last of June are especially wonderful. Happy Birthday Sophie - are you a least bit spoiled??

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    1. Spoiled? Not little ol' me, Barb!

      I lied, maybe a little!

      June and Katharine are having a grand time visiting with friends before the trip across the water to France. We are looking forward to seeing the progression of Katherine's abode as it slowly fills in a corner of the beautiful pastoral landscape. Facebook will help us with that for sure.

      Cheers!
      Sophie, helping Ron again!

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  18. What charming friends you have! I love the house and the paintings, so much character! Almost as much as you loved that lemon cake! Happy Happy Birthday to you Sophie!

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    1. June's artistic talent has kept her busy for many decades and her daughter Katharine's cook prowess is well-known in the U.K. and now France. Looking forward to their combined effort on the new adventure!!

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  19. Mis felicitaciones por este blog magnífico..

    Irradiais alegria,,Felicidad,,encuentros ese pedazo de biscocho que tiene que estar riquisimo,,el amor por los animalitos..

    Gracias por compartir este hermoso blog
    Con cariño Victoria

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    1. Hello Victoria!

      Welcome to my blog which is about Sophie, a Labradoodle. Everything is from her point of view. ENJOY!!

      Ron and Sophie

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  20. Hey, SD! Happy belated birthday, Sophie! What a lovely Saturday you spent with June and Katharine! Ron outdid himself with the beautiful portraits. A lot of my time earlier this week was taken up with Social Security issues ~ arrggghhhh!!!!! Got a big birthday heading my way very quickly! You bring so many people joy, Sophie! I'm wishing you many years more of love and health!

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    1. Hi Louise!
      Social Security Issues ~ now you have me wondering and worrying ~ if you have to skip the country then head here OK!?

      I need to give you another hug and lick.

      Big Birthday coming up for you!

      Sounds lovely dahlink!

      It's raining here now after a monster ice storm ~~ Ron took many pictures and posted them ~ you know where ~ the place you don't visit often ~ no matter just believe me when I say ~ the ice was everywhere!

      Cheers!

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