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photoblog image Happy Birthday, Astrid

Happy Birthday, Astrid

 

YOU are my one and only Dutch Master Mistress!

And your birthday present is to fly off today to merry England for a week-plus!

Off we go.....

(Johannes Vermeer's Girl with a Pearl Earring)

 

 

 

Happy Birthday, Astrid

 

YOU are my one and only Dutch Master Mistress!

And your birthday present is to fly off today to merry England for a week-plus!

Off we go.....

(Johannes Vermeer's Girl with a Pearl Earring)

 

 

 

comments (31)

That is so sweet.
Enjoy England (and each other.)
Ginnie Hart: Thank you, Michael. We're now in England and are off to a good start!
Ha, ha, I hope she's wearing that on Monday, Ginnie.
Ginnie Hart: HAHAHA! I'll have to work on that, Frank. grin
  • CherryPie
  • Great Britain (UK)
  • 24 Aug 2018, 02:11
I hope your Dutch Mistress enjoys her birthday present smile

Happy Birthday, Astrid smile
Ginnie Hart: Oh yes, Cherry. She's in heaven!
  • Martine
  • France
  • 24 Aug 2018, 03:08
Une jolie fille à  la perle. Bon anniversaire à  Astrid et bon voyage !
Ginnie Hart: Merci, Martine. We're off to a great start!
  • Astrid
  • Netherlands
  • 24 Aug 2018, 04:55
Ha, thank you, Ginnie. This is going to be fun day and what a birthday present. Wishful thinking of Frank, I might wear the earrings though....grin....
Ginnie Hart: HAHAHA! The day I see you wearing earrings will be THE day! smile. We are so lucky to be here, aren't we!
What a wonderful tribute to your lovely Dutch Mistress! I love this post! Safe travels, Ginnie - we'll see you soon! XOX
Ginnie Hart: Thank you, Elizabeth. I could NOT resist this! Can hardly wait to see you again...this time a little bit longer than the last time!
  • Chris
  • Not Nowhere
  • 24 Aug 2018, 06:13
What a wonderful image Ginnie!

See you later
Ginnie Hart: Thank you, Chris...and for doing so much already to make us feel welcome here once again!!!
  • Philine
  • Germany
  • 24 Aug 2018, 06:44
What a lovely idea! I am surprised that this world- famous painting leaves the Mauritshuis in Den Haag, but a wonderful time will await you both in England. Happy Birthday to Astrid!
Ginnie Hart: This delightful photo-op is available to all at the sand sculptures in Garderen, Philine. I definitely could not resist it. smile
  • Lisl
  • Bath, England
  • 24 Aug 2018, 06:57
Just brilliant, Ginnie - see you in a few hours
Ginnie Hart: Thank you, dear Lisl. We're HERE and YOU are so very much the main reason why. THANK YOU for that!
  • gutteridge
  • Somewhere in deep space
  • 24 Aug 2018, 07:53
Oh this is wonderful Ginnie and so good that you are visiting England.
Ginnie Hart: Thank you and thank you, Chad. We're looking forward to seeing you soon.
  • Ray
  • Thailand
  • 24 Aug 2018, 08:21
Methinks Ginnie fancies a certain Astrid!
Ginnie Hart: Me thinks you're right, Ray.
lolol Happy Birthday, Astrid!!! Go get yourself the other pearl earring smile
Have a blast in England you two!!!
xoxoxoxox
Ginnie Hart: LOL about the other earring, Elaine. And yes, we're already having a blast.
I saw the original in Den Haag last month - coming up on SC.
Ginnie Hart: Good for you, Tom. One of those famous paintings that's hard to forget.
That's pretty darned fun and fantastic, Ginnie.
Ginnie Hart: It is, indeed, Mary! smile
That is a very clever image Ginnie, have a sfe journey, see you on the 3rd.
Ginnie Hart: Thanks, Brian. Looking forward to it!
  • Anne
  • France
  • 24 Aug 2018, 13:23
Very sweet!
Ginnie Hart: Thank you kindly, Anne.
  • Steven
  • Chicagoland
  • 24 Aug 2018, 14:38
What a cute capture of Astrid here!! A very Happy Birthday to her! Have a fantabulous time in England ad may the rain be held at bay!
Ginnie Hart: Thank you, Steven. We've actually had a lot of good, wonderful rain today, which England needs right now, so we're happy campers.
  • Alan
  • Great Britain (UK)
  • 24 Aug 2018, 14:51
Hahaha!! Far better than the blobs of paint by Vermeer smile I hope your flight went well and that you have a good time with your host. See you next week. smile
Ginnie Hart: Thanks, Alan. We're off to a fabulous start, just as you'd guess. Looking forward to seeing you soon.
  • Louis
  • South Africa
  • 24 Aug 2018, 15:01
Quite an improvement on Vermeer smile Enjoy your stay.
Ginnie Hart: HAHAHA. And thanks, Louis.
nice gesture Ginnie... enjoy your week in England....petersmile
Ginnie Hart: Thank you, kind sir.
A fine birthday twiddle for my dear lady P
Ginnie Hart: Thank you, Bill. I simply could not resist!
What can i say? It's amazing. I see Astrid in a whole new light.
Ginnie Hart: HA! I see her in a new light almost every day, Larry. smile
  • jpla
  • Anjou
  • 25 Aug 2018, 05:04
C'est bien réalisé
JP
Ginnie Hart: Merci, JP. smile
Happy birthday, Astrid! WHat an intriguing portrait
Ginnie Hart: It's always fun to play around with those photo-ops, Ruthie, isn't it! smile
> Awesome! Happy Birthday to the birthday girl.
Ginnie Hart: Going to England on her birthday was the cherry on top, Jacquelyn. smile
Congratulations to both of you and have a fine week.
Ginnie Hart: Thank you so much, Marjolein. We arrived home last night after a delightful time away! Now we wait for our granddaughter to be born (due on this past Monday. smile
  • Ayush Basu
  • Venlo, Netherlands
  • 27 Aug 2018, 10:13
that is a great shot, Ginnie. have a wonderful time ahead.
Ginnie Hart: Thank you, dear Ayush. We had a fabulous time...there and back home again.
Fabulous!!
Ginnie Hart: She's fun, Robin, isn't she! smile
  • Bonnie
  • United States
  • 28 Aug 2018, 04:43
WELL DONE! Happy Birthday and Happy Adventure!
Ginnie Hart: Thank you, Bonnie. Now that we are back home (last night), we think back on many wonderful memories.
Très amusante cette compo.
Bonne journée Ginnie
Ginnie Hart: A fun photo-op, Pascale. smile Merci.
  • Emily
  • Canada
  • 4 Sep 2018, 14:35
Happy birthday to your Astrid! I hope she has a fantastic day and an amazing year ahead smile
Ginnie Hart: It was such a wonderful time in England, Emily (we returned last night). What a great birthday celebration for us all. smile

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