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WOOHOO!!! [Mar. 12th, 2005|04:32 pm]
Jasmine Becket-Griffith
We bought a car! A nice one! A 2003 Astro Van - I love it! I've always liked Astros - we had one when I was growing up and my dad still uses it - they are very reliable. It's perfect - it seats 8 people, lol - that's too cool. That would fit me, both my sisters, all of our husbands, Theodore and Kachina's NEW baby! (Oh yes - for those who don't know, Kachina & James are expecting a NEW baby this fall - Theo will be a big brother!!). The seats come out too so we can use it to haul lumber or go camping or put tents & art fair stuff and all that kind of thing. Looow miles, great warranty (since it's in such good condition the Saturn dealership let us have the same warranty they give their new cars!).

Thank you SO MUCH, foxmagic for taking us to the the car store!!!

I can't believe how nice it is to have a good car. Wow! We've never had a car newer than 10 years old or with less than 100,000 miles, so this is fancy for us, hehe! I can actually go on road trips if I want to! (If I didn't work 24/7 that is, lol).

Enough excitement - I'm painting! After a lot of confusion and lots of tape I have moved my webcam to face my BIG painting board, so you can watch me work on the giant 48" commission I'm painting, hehe! It's not the best angle, mostly you will probably just see me or my hair in the way, hehe, but oh well =P

HERE I am on the webcam!
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[User Picture]From: rubyg
2005-03-12 09:58 pm (UTC)
Yay! Thats great about Kachina and James, another kiddie, so sweet!
And of course yay for the car! It sounds big, 8 people!
I shall now peek on the webcam hehe :)

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From: jasminefairy
2005-03-12 10:00 pm (UTC)
congratulations!!!!!! on the car and the new baby!!
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From: delphineart
2005-03-12 10:02 pm (UTC)
yay for new car !!!! ^.^ !!! I can already imagine all your stickers on ;-p
Cars scares me, Kev and I never tried to drive in our entire life O_O We're still waiting till they find a way to use teleportation lol .. \V//

Awwww and yay for another baby in the familly !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! =^_^=

XOXOXOXOXOXOX
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[User Picture]From: tigerpixieart
2005-03-12 10:03 pm (UTC)
Ya!! I'm so happy for you guys!!! :D If you ever take a road trip up here to P'cola you know you've got a place to stay!!! xoxoxoxoxoxo
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[User Picture]From: kimbearlys
2005-03-12 10:30 pm (UTC)
I am so happy for you both!!!! Those are great cars. My sister in law has one. (never a problem) They ride smooth. What color? You can't go wrong with having a car to put lots of things in. Now you can get ready and come to Southern California for some shows........ HEHE
Hugs,
Kimbearly
Yipeeeeeee I know how it feels to have a dependable ride!!!!!!
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[User Picture]From: kimbearlys
2005-03-12 10:31 pm (UTC)
That painting is huge!!!! Can't wait to see the finished piece. Looks great so far.
Hugs,
Kimbearly
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[User Picture]From: neva_ivan
2005-03-12 11:00 pm (UTC)
great news!! Enjoy your van--it sounds perfect!
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[User Picture]From: kialo
2005-03-12 11:28 pm (UTC)
Funny, we have a 2003 AWD astro van. I love it! It's so big we took out the back bench seat and hauled a 2 piece hutch china cabinet in it. It sounds like a truck but it's a nice ride and much bigger than most things on the road. Ours in white with silver trim...big ass milk carton I call it!

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[User Picture]From: irrimiri
2005-03-12 11:29 pm (UTC)
Congratulations with your car...um or is it weird to congratulate with a car, haha. Anyway, that must be very cool, and easy too.
Good luck painting ^_^
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From: flamingfaery
2005-03-13 12:31 am (UTC)

conrats, on the new car and baby

Jasmine and Matt Conrats, on the new car, and the great news your sister having another baby. Sharon
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From: flamingfaery
2005-03-13 12:33 am (UTC)

Re: conrats, on the new car and baby

I met congrats..... rough day.....
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[User Picture]From: lindseylovesyou
2005-03-13 01:07 am (UTC)
yay for the new car :D

i love watching you paint. you're just so amazing! hehe the little butterfly in your hair is so cute. this new painting is HUUUUUUUGE! gracious!
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[User Picture]From: slytherin13
2005-03-13 01:17 am (UTC)
Holy cow! That painting you are working on is HUGE! I like that butterfly clip in your hair too!
Congratulations on your new car!!!!!!!!!!
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[User Picture]From: wickedshadows
2005-03-13 01:56 am (UTC)
Congrats on the new car!! Thats wonderful!

That is one BIG painting, lol!! You look so cute with your little butterfly in your hair! :)
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[User Picture]From: mypoohkerbean
2005-03-13 02:32 am (UTC)
Congrats on the new car and a new family member!!
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[User Picture]From: erikasfriends
2005-03-13 03:08 am (UTC)
WHOAH moving up in the world guys so happy for you! Hmm a new car, will I ever live long enough to have one? Sounds like lots of trips to Kansas and detour to our place :) xox

THEODORE a big brother??? WOW congrats to your sister and everybody!!! (Theodore a big brother?? Too cute!)
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[User Picture]From: jasminetoad
2005-03-13 06:22 pm (UTC)
I'm so excited! Yes indeed - I think it would be too cool to drop in and see you guys and a lot of my LJ friends!!! >^___^<

Lol, I can't imagine Theodore as a "big" anything, he's such a little fellow!
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[User Picture]From: callandor
2005-03-13 04:12 am (UTC)
Can I ride in the van too?
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[User Picture]From: jasminetoad
2005-03-13 06:22 pm (UTC)
Lol! Yes sir! We can fit you and BOTH our cats at the SAME TIME! ;)
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From: (Anonymous)
2005-03-13 04:24 am (UTC)
I've been in a artist's block for awhile now. Do you ever get those? And if you do, then what gets you going? Where do you get your inspiration?
-Abby
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[User Picture]From: jasminetoad
2005-03-13 06:25 pm (UTC)
Hi Abby! To be honest I don't think I've ever had "artist's block". I'll consider myself lucky there!

If I ever need a boost of inspiration though, I'll just listen to music or go for a walk in the woods - that gets me every time!
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[User Picture]From: __mir__
2005-03-13 09:22 am (UTC)
woow congrats!
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[User Picture]From: jenelycam
2005-03-13 01:44 pm (UTC)
YAYYYY JASMINE!!! A new van!!! Gotta love those! and an Auntie again!!!

Great day for you hon!!

*HUGS*
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[User Picture]From: malikasaghir
2005-03-13 03:35 pm (UTC)
that is awesome-kachina looks wonderful too. i am so excited for them-and theo is amazing. twinkie and him just kept staring at each other fr so long-he stared at twinkie because he didn't know what to make fof such a small dog, twinkie stared at him because he didn't know what to make of such a small human.
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From: flamingfaery
2005-03-13 05:52 pm (UTC)

Calling the storm print?

Jasmine, I hate to bother you, but I have an 11x13 frame can a large print of this be cropped to 11x13 to fit the frame otherwise it does have an 8x10 mat. But I never owned a large print before and would like one. Sharon Please e-mail me one this and the total of the prints for my niece and this one. Thanks...
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[User Picture]From: jasminetoad
2005-03-13 06:18 pm (UTC)

Re: Calling the storm print?

Hi Sharon! Lol - just emailed you!
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[User Picture]From: foxmagic
2005-03-14 06:05 am (UTC)
I am so glad I was able to help out. :-D I'm thrilled Astro is working out for ya!

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[User Picture]From: alohashark
2005-03-14 01:34 pm (UTC)
Congrats on the new van! Enjoy !
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