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  Bubbe Wisdom - Unraveling the threads of life. A blog by Louise Silk.
9RTR_polar_vortex1.jpg Bundle Up, It’s Cold Outside by LouiseSilk
Here is the situation:   During the winter, a polar vortex of low pressure of very cold temperatures spins above the North Pole. Moving at about 100 mph keeps the cold air locked in the Arctic. Whe...
951Q_jewish_ww2_armband.jpg A Jewish Odyssey by LouiseSilk
The Jewish State does not resemble any other nation. What this nation has to offer is not security or well-being or peace of mind. What this nation has to offer is the intensity of living on the ed...
GOUS_Tent_of_Protection.jpeg Best Books of 2013 by LouiseSilk
This time of the year there are lots of interesting lists for reading suggestions: the Times: 10 Best Books or 100 Notable Books or this list from NPR or Goodreads people choice awards .   Here are...
9ENL_photo.JPG LOVE by LouiseSilk
Robert Indiana wasn’t thinking about the love culture of the 60s when he made his iconic image. The word was connected to his childhood experiences attending a Christian Science church, where the o...
9KEX_Adelle_Davis_Books.jpg Eating Right, Keeping Fit by LouiseSilk
My disillusionment over the value of vitamin supplements can be traced to Adelle Davis’s death in 1974. In my youth, I used her book Let's Eat Right to Keep Fit as my nutrition bible until her sudd...
L06V_security.jpg Trust Issues by LouiseSilk
I had the unfortunate experience of having my school email hacked. Can you imagine trying to process final grades and finding 200,000 emails in my in box- not one of them from a student? The havoc ...
FPY7_McCain_2008.jpg Moving On? by LouiseSilk
Great thought provoking article about John McCain in the New York Times Magazine . One of his favorite phrases is: Can’t we move on to something else.   It seems to me when you fail as miserably as...
8UC2_AsSeenON.jpg Common Sense Media by LouiseSilk
My soon to be 7 year old granddaughter loves princesses . That’s why I was pleased to find Common Sense Media to help me locate the best age-appropriate movies, games, websites and even apps for ev...
JBIF_GreatBOOKS.jpg Higher Education? by LouiseSilk
Finishing this semester at Carlow makes me wonder about the state of higher education in the United States. It seems that the cost of college is too high and the quality of education too low with l...
HHL1_Doublerainbow.jpg Imperfection by LouiseSilk
Page 45 From Receiving God by Jason Shulman Imperfection actually turns out to have an element of beauty. The universe has more of one type of matter than another. Things are basically unequal. If ...