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  Bubbe Wisdom - Unraveling the threads of life. A blog by Louise Silk.
F8CP_marriagerights.jpg Contempt by LouiseSilk
Generally, I’m not one to comment on this kind of nonsense, but it’s gotten such public attention that I can’t help myself. To the Kentucky county clerk who refuses to issue marriage licenses for s...
9C76_Pgh_Family.jpeg How Do Families Get By? by LouiseSilk
I look at the young families today and wonder how they are getting by with all of the additional expenses of raising children today. Looking at the newest results from The Economic Policy Institute...
1ID_FullMoon_by_Steve.jpeg The Full Moon of Elul by LouiseSilk
As we approach the full moon of Elul this weekend, it is time to gear up for The New Year peeking just around the bend. Traditionally we read Psalm 27. Here is a modern version as translated by Rab...
4MSW_SilkDenimlabel.jpg American Made by LouiseSilk
How does one grow a new evolving business to make its mark? A.     Create a look and feel on Instagram B.     Create a story around the products and the makers C.     Get follows on Facebook and Tu...
9PN6_Bird_s_Nest.jpg The Great New Pittsburgh Botanical Garden by LouiseSilk
If you venture out into the wilderness one last time before getting into fall, make an extra effort to get to The Pittsburgh Botanical Garden .  It was founded in 1988 by horticulturists who envisi...
HA4K_guerrilla_girls.jpg Guerrilla Who? by LouiseSilk
As always happens, things show up in one’s life that seems so interrelated it is impossible to ignore. This one started for me with a new book about Agnes Martin . So wonderfully informative and in...
B9G5_John_Stewart.jpg Let The Real Work Begin by LouiseSilk
If you’re like me and make an extra effort to watch Jon Stewart’s fine episode last week on Comedy Central and if like me, you were bored and deeply disappointed; it helps to read Jon Stewart, Patr...
IROM_Russians_in_line.jpg Waiting by LouiseSilk
I read somewhere that Americans spend an estimated 37 billion hours waiting in line each year. You know we aren’t happy, particularly while we wait impatiently for an internet page to load on our p...
AFRR_Beakfast.jpg The Best Breakfast in the Universe by LouiseSilk
A toasted 12-grain Bruegger’s bagel Fresh Mozzarella Steve’s homegrown tomato Steve’s fresh garden basil Organic fresh brew coffee with half and half
48MW_mobilebanking.jpg The Best Invention Since Sliced Bread by LouiseSilk
Oh my goodness, have you tried mobile banking? I am one of 45 million consumers now using mobile banking and with good reason. It is amazing. I get a check in the mail. I open the app in my phone, ...