Studio paintings of a few of my favorite things. Flowers from the garden, a pewter pitcher from my adored mother-in-law, a loaf of bread and a capicola made by my husband-all things loved and familiar. The still life/portrait of my dear friends Tim and Miki features many important details from their lives, traditional music being the most important. If I could have painted a fiddle tune with piano back-up, I would have done it. I was inspired by The Arnolfini Portrait by Jan van Eyck where each object on display is of personal or cultural significance.