For Steve, a bonsai pine tree, known to promote peace and harmony (I thought he might need them both at the time):
For Latonia, who got us all hooked on Gigi's Cupcakes, and who deserves her very own gold star:
For Lisl, who spent many South African evenings on conference calls to the US, and who was no doubt dreaming of this instead:
This is a Cattleya orchid, the national flower of Columbia, for Angelica, our own Columbian flower:
Last but certainly not least, a poppy for Amanda -- a flower symbolizing peace, which she was very good at keeping. And because I didn't think a cattle prod would make a good painting (LOL, just kidding Amanda!).