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  Bubbe Wisdom - Unraveling the threads of life. A blog by Louise Silk.
Applique Menorah Chanukah Songs for All Ages by LouiseSilk
For the old timers, celebrate Chanukah with Peter, Paul and Mary . For the kinder, enjoy the Israeli artist Sarit Hadad singing and Adam Sandler . For the grand-kinder, Groover talks about our fami...
NRM on Forbes Avenue Lady Who???? by LouiseSilk
Because I grew up in the music business (My father and his two brothers owned National Record Mart ) , you’d think I know lots about music. I don’t. My biggest music moment was shaking Paul McCartn...
Souls Tryptych The Magic Threes by LouiseSilk
My youngest daughter had a series of traumatic events occur this past week that caused her to ponder, “Why do things always happen in threes?”             We learned about the importance of 3's as ...
As good as Chicken Soup To Be or Not To Be…..Funny by LouiseSilk
We went to the Improv last week to celebrate a friend’s birthday. It was a big disappointment not very funny and very expensive. During the 1950s and ’60s when I was growing up all the great humor ...
In My Car On The Road by LouiseSilk
Every time I walk in my neighborhood, I either cross over or go under a railroad track. There are two active railroad tracks on the South Side , one of which I can see from my porch door. There’s s...
Our Porch Gratitude by LouiseSilk
For each new morning with its light, For rest and shelter of the night, For health and food, for love and friends, For everything Thy goodness sends. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson   Every Friday morning, a...
My Dad and Me L’Chaim by LouiseSilk
Steady yourself and focus. I am about to give you the skinny on living a rich, successful life. The key is to be passionate. It’s that simple. If you need some evidence to convince you, try watchin...
Museum Rendering Only in America by LouiseSilk
This week a new museum opened in Philadelphia. T he National Museum of American Jewish History’s mission is to present educational programs and experiences that preserve, explore and celebrate the ...
Maya at gym Smelling the Roses by LouiseSilk
So many of you commented on “busyness” that I wanted to flip the coin and look at its opposite. In my granddaughter’s gymkhana class there is a technique called freeze . They are teaching our very ...
My Busy Studio Busyness by LouiseSilk
If you want something done, ask a busy person to do it. The more things you do, the more you can do. Lucille Ball If you want something said, ask a man; if you want something done, ask a woman. Mar...