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I'm back! [Jul. 18th, 2006|11:11 am]
Jasmine Becket-Griffith
And apparently in the hecticness of packing & preparing to go, I completely forgot to make a post here at LiveJournal letting you all know that I was gone!

Thank you to those of you making sure I was okay, hehe - I didn't disappear - I was just in Illinois at a family reunion =) I'm back home now safe & sound, and ready to get back to work!

We had fun at Cousin Camp - Matt stayed here in Florida to keep up with orders & shipping, so I flew to Kansas City by myself and went with my sister Kachina, her kids Eleanor & Theodore, my sister Amber & her husband Chris, and my mom & Bill. It was really HOT in Illinois but we still had fun at the campground and chatting with distant relatives, etc.

I had forgotten what HOT weather can be like! It was 20 degrees hotter there than it was here in Florida, lol.

I have a lot of art to work on! New originals, commissions, stuff for Dragon*Con, etc. I'm going to be so busy, but at least it is what I enjoy doing. I sold the original "A Little Shy" painting through my website while I was gone, so now I don't have any originals for my eBay store/website (other than auctions of course) so I need to get some posted up there soon too.

All right - I'm off to paint...something... not sure what yet. I also need to work on some new canvas prints.

Whatever I work on, you can always peek in on my art desk HERE ON MY WEBCAM!

[User Picture]From: petienka
2006-07-18 03:45 pm (UTC)
Welcome back!

And yes, I'm in Illinois -- and it's indeed VERY HOT!!!!!!
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[User Picture]From: jasminetoad
2006-07-19 01:11 am (UTC)
Thank you!!

Hehe, we were up by the Quad Cities in a campground - it was mighty toasty! Had a lot of fun though =)
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[User Picture]From: slytherin13
2006-07-18 04:25 pm (UTC)
welcome back! Sounded like a good time (except the heat! hee hee)
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[User Picture]From: jasminetoad
2006-07-19 01:12 am (UTC)
It was fun! It's good to be back though =)

However briefly, I'm leaving town again in 9 days....
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[User Picture]From: slytherin13
2006-07-19 04:10 pm (UTC)
you are traveling a lot this year! Last year you had loads of visitors, this year I guess it's your turn!
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[User Picture]From: malikasaghir
2006-07-18 04:55 pm (UTC)
glad you all had a good time. florida has its days too but you prolly dont spend alot of time in the heat of the day running around outside. and i am sure most of florida is airconditioned.
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[User Picture]From: jasminetoad
2006-07-19 01:14 am (UTC)
It does get hot here, but it never has gotten over 100 here. Our highs are mostly upper 80s through mid 90s in the summer. In the midwest they'll get 100-110 which is just nuts!

Very true - the AC helps a LOT. We're going to put in some ceiling fans in too - I like having the windows open and ceiling fans make it possible, hehe.
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[User Picture]From: waltzingdog
2006-07-18 09:46 pm (UTC)
Welcome back!!! I can't wait to deliver this long-awaited kitty quilt directly into your hands! We're comin' to ORLANDO!!!!!!
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[User Picture]From: jasminetoad
2006-07-19 01:15 am (UTC)
Thank you Wendy! YAY!!
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[User Picture]From: princess_lilam
2006-07-18 11:48 pm (UTC)
Hi!! *waves*

I was wondering where you have gotten too (I always worry about the people on my friends lists if they don't post for 3 days!!)
Hope you hada great time.

Are you saying Florida is cool right now? *hops on the plane and flies over*
Its so hot here we have been advised not to take our pets for walks cos the streets are too hot to walk on.
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[User Picture]From: jasminetoad
2006-07-18 11:51 pm (UTC)
Hehe, well not exactly cool - mid 80s, but up in Illinois it was low 100s, so it's relatively cool!
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[User Picture]From: sweetkisses13
2006-07-19 12:56 am (UTC)
I missed you sweetie! I am glad that your back! I'm happy you had a good time!! =)
We should try to get together sometime.
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[User Picture]From: thephoenixx
2006-07-20 04:10 pm (UTC)
Wow you did that fast! I love it. You always make things so alive with color.
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