Monthly Archives: May 2017

The Grim Reaper

The monument marking the SENG -EICHER family graves in the Cave Hill Cemetery at Louisville, Kentucky, is not only a sundial, but the dial itself also displays another motif—the image of the grim reaper.  As the old Doublemint Gum commercial … Continue reading

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Metaphors

The sundial has been a way to measure time since the Egyptians developed them over 3,500 years ago. Historians even believe that the obelisks of ancient Egypt were used to measure time even earlier. The sundial monument in the Cave … Continue reading

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Two Symbols

The BRUNNER family monument in the Cave Hill Cemetery at Louisville, Kentucky, contain two symbols, both cast in bronze and set in and on the granite marker. The first is a set of gates. The gates represent a passageway from … Continue reading

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His Last Sculpture

Jeptha Barnard Bright, Jr., known as Barney, (July 8, 1927 – July 23, 1997), was a well-known Kentucky artist.  He was born in Shelbyville, Kentucky, and spent his career as an artist in Louisville as a foundry owner and sculptor.  … Continue reading

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Magic

The Cave Hill Cemetery at Louisville, Kentucky, is a rolling, beautifully landscaped rural garden cemetery in the finest tradition. At every turn through the cemetery there are monuments that catch the eye and draw in the viewer to wonder about … Continue reading

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HIS PRETTIEST FLOWER

SAUNDRA CURRY TWIST Oct. 9, 1941 – Jan. 7, 1981 MARTIN RAY TWIST April 7, 1943 – Feb. 23, 2014 EDNA WILHELM BEASLEY Jan. 25, 1923 – Nov. 28, 2003 IN LOVING MEMORY TONJUA LYNN TWIST Jan. 12, 1964 – … Continue reading

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