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  Bubbe Wisdom - Unraveling the threads of life. A blog by Louise Silk.
8O79_BecomeWhatYou_Believe.jpg Counting Down by LouiseSilk
We have lit the candles; we have said the blessings; we have read from the Torah; we have heard the shofar; we have dipped round challah and apples in honey; we have had a festive meal; we have thr...
CN3A_remember.jpg What We Can Do Today To Honor Our Loss by LouiseSilk
Embrace the day. Live with purpose, determination, optimism and compassion. Discard petty rivalries, forgive others, and let go of hatred. Show respect and demonstrate human decency to every person...
AQG0_Fraud.jpg Satan’s Credit Card by LouiseSilk
I spent one hour on the phone just now, trying to close my Macy’s Credit Card account. As ridiculous as it might seem; this is the fourth time I have done this. It all started when I fell prey to t...
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...