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Boring Day!!!!!!! [Mar. 18th, 2004|10:50 am]
Jasmine Becket-Griffith
Today is officially a BORING day!

I am going to do nothing but the boring business stuff, the "non-fun" part of being an artist. I sooo want to paint but I need to catch up on all of the other stuff I keep putting off. Today I will be working on:

*Answering Email
*Processing orders
*Organizing my new filing cabinet
*Sorting old business receipts
*Burning backup discs
*Burning files to send to the copyright office
*Filling out subsequent copyright forms
*Filling out health insurance forms
*Starting to update my eBay store with almost 50 prints
*Maybe working "Limited Edition" canvas prints in my eBaystore and website
*Updating my website with 25 new prints
*Maybe working my "Limited Edition" canvas prints into my website (very ambitious project, since I will #1 have to re-structure my payment buttons and page layouts, and #2 figure out how to sync the limited quantities with both my website and my eBaystore)
*Blahblahblah

How fun? This is crazy, it will probably take at least a couple of days to get this all done. I'm going to work on it all day today, and then maybe spread the rest of it out a little over the next week or so - I don't want to go completely mad, after all.

So, today I won't get any painting done =P I might try to work on another new canvas print, but I probably won't have time to finish it (hehe, these don't take QUITE as much time to paint as an original, but a lot of work goes into each one!).

AND - since I'm going to be burning discs all day (which have to be made without any other memory-heavy applications running) my webcam will be temporarily down for the day. =P

Okay, off to work!
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From: 1957kitty
2004-03-18 08:25 am (UTC)

aww!

hey there!
i know how ya feel-but its a small price to pay for the life of an artist ...i think-i can say thatcos i been painting today-ask me on a 'non-painting' day!
btw-i've gone from lurking to blogging in ......several.....easy moves!
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[User Picture]From: jasminetoad
2004-03-18 10:14 am (UTC)

Re: aww!

Ah man, this is going so slow, lol - I have my little list of things to do and I'm still stranded on answering email!

Welcome to LJ by the way!!!! It's a fun place, with lots of fun people - I've made some of my best friends here!
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[User Picture]From: rubidia
2004-03-18 08:41 am (UTC)
Good luck with all that!
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[User Picture]From: _boogaloo_
2004-03-18 11:30 am (UTC)
lol ur not the onli one having a boring day, i spent may day filing stuff and typing up lists of what was in the files and the most exciting part was when i made a lid for a box because it was missing one
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[User Picture]From: jasminetoad
2004-03-18 12:34 pm (UTC)
Lol, that does sound rather dull!!!
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[User Picture]From: _boogaloo_
2004-03-18 12:49 pm (UTC)
lol beleive me it was
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[User Picture]From: duckycat
2004-03-18 01:44 pm (UTC)
my day is pretty boring, too, sigh.......but at least YOU are in Florida!!! :) :)
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[User Picture]From: malikasaghir
2004-03-18 02:39 pm (UTC)
i agree with her-you are not allowed to be upsets as long as you gets warm weather 75% of the year....thppbbbttt=P
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[User Picture]From: boogarshadow
2004-03-18 02:18 pm (UTC)

Yippee!!

I am sending you several hundred office work (oops! SORRY guys..) ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT gremlins to help you..(They are so sensitive, I SWEAR!) Hope all the boring crap goes by fast..I only ship once a week because normally I cant sit down long enough to do anything productive. ::eyeballs the PILES of paperwork on her desk::: Sure they go to help YOU but heaven forbid they do any of MY work...Sitting about on their loathsome spotty behinds eating all my thin mints.that's what they do!!! DAMN GREMLINS!!!
::takes a swig of her dayquil and passes out:::::
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[User Picture]From: jasminetoad
2004-03-21 06:38 pm (UTC)

Re: Yippee!!

Aaahh! I want the gremlins!!! I just have one goblin (kaokame), and he does his best, but I need more help!
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[User Picture]From: alohashark
2004-03-19 04:34 am (UTC)
1 "admin" morning a week and you still would have that afternoon and evening to paint. :-)
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[User Picture]From: jasminetoad
2004-03-19 05:57 am (UTC)
That is a very good idea! That would keep a little sanity, lol. I should make it a specific day and write it down in my planner - that would probably keep me from procrastinating.....
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[User Picture]From: alohashark
2004-03-19 06:03 am (UTC)
For some strange reason, Wednesday morning is admin day here, has been for a long time. It really works for me because it's in the center of the week and knowing that there is a whole morning for admin stuff enables me to defer worrying about admin stuff when I am painting, knowing I have a morning set aside for it :-). Of course, additional time is sometimes necessary but this takes a nice bite out of most of the tasks, setting aside the time on a regular basis. And I almost look forward to Wednesday morning now !
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