Victor Marsh Peterson had one arm and managed to do all sorts of things despite that handicap. He raced, fixed, and welded cars. He was pilot. He played both the piano and the trumpet. He used to ride a tandem bike with my grandma around the block until just a few years ago. And he also skimmed and swam laps in his pool well into his Alzheimer's. Ridiculous. I’m still in awe of his resilience.
After my grandfather passed, I wanted to honor and remember him with a collection of memories pulled from eleven cousins.
During the Covid-19 shelter-in-place, a couple of friends and I noticed GoFundMe pages popping up to support local establishments with no centralized place for their links to live. And thus, JustForFunds was born.
Visualization of Emerson's
"Earth laughs in flowers"
However, I've had a longterm love affair with screenprint. If only seeing each other wasn't such a hefty resource and time commitment.
I'm the paper goods pack rat you'll catch slipping that arty brochure or sticker into a tote to stow away later. As 2020 came to a close, I arrayed my current collection into this rainbow gradient collage.