Monday, August 6, 2007

Today I am three! ~ Vandaag word ik drie!

They say it's my birthday, Happy Birthday to me!
They say I'll have a good time... and I did!

"Hartelijk Gefeliciteerd, lieve Sacha!"
Image copyright, Judith Nijholt-Strong

My humans sang "Lang Zal Ze Leven" ("Long May She Live", the traditional Dutch birthday song) to me. I love that song. :-)

Lang zal ze leven,
Lang zal ze leven,
Lang zal ze leven in de glo-ri-a!
In de glo-ri-a!
In de glo-ri-a!

Here's the sheet music :-) You can play it too!

You can hear "Lang Zal Ze Leven" sung here, on our friend Brenno de Winter's podcast "Laura Speaks Dutch - Birthday Song - they must be celebrating as well today. I wish Laura a very Happy Birthday - Hartelijk Gefelicteerd, Laura!

Here I am enjoying my birthday cake - salmon paté ...
yummy! (lekker)

Image copyright Judith Nijholt-Strong

I had a grand birthday!!!!

Tot ziens,
Last year, I celebrated with my dear brother Finn. You can read that post here: Wij zijn jarig -It's our birthday.


René said...

Happy birthday you silly cat!!

How is it going Judith is live getting his own path again, or do you run into emotional thing time and again. Today I had one of those day's, like a great black heavy rock resting in my stomach, it doesn't take much and I burst into tears I guess. Hope you can find some strength anyhow to put this blog up to its old standard, I guess Finn earns it.

Take care girl.

J. Nijholt-Strong said...

Thanks René.
It's still difficult. Just as you said, it doesn't take much and I burst into tears. :-( I miss him in my studio - that's very difficult to get over.

I do appreciate your thoughts.

You take care too!

Oh!, Sacha says: "Bedankt!"

René said...

c'mon Judith, ..... somehow you have to put live into this blog again, ...

Wish you strength to do that, but more, ... looking forward to all the funny, interesting and entertaining stories.

Charne said...

I am so glad to hear Sacha will take over the blog! I'm sure Finn, over in Cattonia is delighted too!
A very belated Happy Birthday Sacha....yum! That cake sure looked good!

Warm hugs....

Robyn said...

Sacha, I'm glad to see you had a really happy birthday and I'm so glad to see you are going to continue with your blog. We'll never forget dear little Fin. Now go and curl up on your Mum's lap and appreciate how much she loves you.

Sandy said...

Love the cats and the cat art.



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