Monthly Archives: January 2021

The Scythe and the Sickle, Wheat and Souls

The sickle and the scythe are ancient farm hand tools dating back thousands of years that were used to harvest cereal grains such as wheat. Wheat’s origins are unknown but is the basis of basic food and a staple in … Continue reading

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The Open Door

The neo-classical mourning figure in the Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn stands next to the grave of a mother and father and their children.  The unfurled scroll in her hands often represents both the life of the deceased and the time … Continue reading

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