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  Bubbe Wisdom - Unraveling the threads of life. A blog by Louise Silk.
Zoe by Sarah Silk Being Human by LouiseSilk
If you can start the day without caffeine or pep pills, If you can be cheerful, ignoring aches and pains, If you can resist complaining and boring people with your troubles, If you can understand w...
3RG7_NORA_EPHRON_DEAD_71.jpg Questions Concerning Death by LouiseSilk
From Nora Ephron’s last chapter Considering the Alternative in the book I Feel Bad About My Neck: and Other Thoughts on Being a Woman . Do you splurge or do you hoard? Do you live everyday as if it...
ABUU_googlechametz.gif Another Year, Another Haggadah by LouiseSilk
Why is our family seder different from the one we had last year? Because each year we write our own haggadah based on a theme relevant to the day. In 2010, our theme was renewal and the year before...
2KRG_CELF.jpg Material Culture- Enough Already by LouiseSilk
Having discussed the joys of consumerism in the new eBay last Monday, I feel compelled to turn to the other side of the coin and point out an opinion in the NY Times by Graham Hill , the creator of...
My wok risotto I Love My Wok by LouiseSilk
I’m not much of a cook but I love to eat.  Because I prefer to use my time stitching, I’m always on the lookout for simple easy food preparations that taste great. This brings me to my favorite kit...
6C18_ein.jpg Joy Opens Hearts; Removes Fears, Instills Hope, and Fosters Healing by LouiseSilk
To find joy : Be Clear. Enjoy the process. Live out of your comfort zone. Don’t hold back. Dream big. Create adventure. Be passionate. Work hard. Stay calm. Be kind, generous and compassionate (inc...
E5WC_ebay_new_logo.jpg Catching The Eye by LouiseSilk
I love to walk around the South Side and window shop. It’s fun to find something that catches my eye and makes me want to explore it further. That’s why I love Pinterest ; exciting photos lead you ...
AM5R_womens_lib.jpg From the Boardroom to the Bedroom by LouiseSilk
Required seeing for every American is this new series by PBS: MAKERS: Women Who Make America . It is a riveting three hour tale of the history of the social revolution for women from the 50s throug...
A8J_follow_your_heart.jpg Choosing Wisely by LouiseSilk
There has been lots of discussion as a result of my blog about my gallbladder surgery in relation to the Time article: Why Medical Bills Are Killing Us . Mostly, everyone doubts the possibility of ...
12OV_Hanes_tee_shirts.JPG It’s True: You Actually Do Get What You Pay For by LouiseSilk
Steve needed some new undershirts and bought a Hanes five pack for $13.00 from Walmart . He was so disappointed in their poor construction and inferior material that he complained to Hanes customer...